suffering housemaid's knee

Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
Quaint expression of earlier days relative to female servants performing chores of scrubbing floor on hands and knees.
3 Views

Matilda worked for the Bloomfelds for twenty years, retired at age sixty and spent her declining years in a wheel chair in a rest home.

Submitted by WerterBuch on October 10, 2015

Translation

Find a translation for the suffering housemaid's knee phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to suffering housemaid's knee

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this suffering housemaid's knee phrase with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this suffering housemaid's knee definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "suffering housemaid's knee." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 31 Oct. 2020. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/suffering-housemaid's-knee_16694>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.