How to use Footman in a sentence
A footman moved the chair for her.
He wandered about in Turin for some time, and at last established himself as footman to a Madame de Vercellis.
Prince Andrew had gone out into the hall, and, turning his shoulders to the footman who was helping him on with his cloak, listened indifferently to his wife's chatter with Prince Hippolyte who had also come into the hall.
A footman, thinking no one saw him, was drinking on the sly what was left in the glasses.
A footman conducted Boris down one flight of stairs and up another, to Pierre's rooms.Advertisement
A footman came in to summon Boris--the princess was going.
And with a glance round, she smiled at Tikhon, at her husband, and at the footman who accompanied them.
Princess Mary asked Mademoiselle Bourienne's pardon, and also her father's pardon for herself and for Philip the footman, who had begged for her intervention.
Tikhon caught it and handed it to a footman.
The footman, who was distributing leaflets with Kutuzov's cantata, laid one before Pierre as one of the principal guests.Advertisement
While a footman was lighting a candle, Toll communicated the substance of the news.
Perhaps she had a footman with a supply of 10p pieces.
There are thirteen species of butterfly and six species of moth, including the common footman and the chimney sweeper.
Then it dawns on us that Her Majesty would be accompanied by the junior footman of the pooper scooper.
A mink-infested footman waited outside; valets, butlers, database database object oriented relational vs second-men and maids came to attention.Advertisement
Despite the large number of species, including lots of geometers, the only interesting species were orange footman and marbled brown.
A month ago I tried it on your father's footman, and in a week he'd married a perfectly strange parlor maid.
The speckled footman moth is scattered throughout Europe south to the Mediterranean and North Africa, and east to Siberia.
It is also occasionally used as a synonym for "footman" or "lackey."
On the landing below, Philip, the footman, stood looking scared and holding another candle.Advertisement
Peter the footman made some remark to the coachman; the latter assented.
A footman wanted to come in to clear away something in the room but she would not let him, and having closed the door behind him continued her walk.
There an old footman and two young ones were playing cards.
After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army.
The footman who had gone to announce them was stopped by another in the large hall and they whispered to one another.Advertisement
He was met by Gabriel, Marya Dmitrievna's gigantic footman.
In Marya Dmitrievna's anteroom the footman who helped him off with his fur coat said that the mistress asked him to come to her bedroom.
As Natasha, at her mother's side, passed through the crowd behind a liveried footman who cleared the way for them, she heard a young man speaking about her in too loud a whisper.
The Rostovs' footman rushed eagerly forward to help him off with his cloak and take his hat and stick.
Beside Petya stood a peasant woman, a footman, two tradesmen, and a discharged soldier.Advertisement
With the help of a footman Tikhon brought in the bedstead and began putting it up.
In fact, however, though now much farther off than before, the Rostovs all saw Pierre--or someone extraordinarily like him--in a coachman's coat, going down the street with head bent and a serious face beside a small, beardless old man who looked like a footman.
But when on Sunday after church the footman announced in the drawing room that Count Rostov had called, the princess showed no confusion, only a slight blush suffused her cheeks and her eyes lit up with a new and radiant light.
With her traveled Mademoiselle Bourienne, little Nicholas and his tutor, her old nurse, three maids, Tikhon, and a young footman and courier her aunt had sent to accompany her.
A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.Advertisement
But neither Anna Mikhaylovna nor the footman nor the coachman, who could not help seeing these people, took any notice of them.
Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.
At last an old, cross looking footman came and announced to the Rostovs that the prince was not receiving, but that the princess begged them to walk up.