follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

man Friday

noun
1.
a male assistant to an administrator or executive; right-hand man.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; after Friday, the devoted servant in Robinson Crusoe
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for man-friday

man Friday

noun
1.
a loyal male servant or assistant
Word Origin
after the native in Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe (1719)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for man

5
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with man-friday