Jeeves


Jeeves
Jeeves [ dʒivz ] noun count BRITISH INFORMAL
a man who is a personal servant for another man

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Jeeves — steht für: Reginald Jeeves, eine Romanfigur des britisch amerikanischen Schriftstellers P. G. Wodehouse By Jeeves, ein Musical mit Musik von Andrew Lloyd Webber und Alan Ayckbourn Jeeves (ERP System), ein ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) System …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jeeves — a character in many humorous stories by P. G. Wodehouse. Jeeves is the ↑valet (=male servant) of an ↑upper class young man called Bertie Wooster, and is a very patient, sensible man. Wooster depends on him a lot and he always manages to solve… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jeeves — jeeves; jeeves·i·an; …   English syllables

  • Jeeves — personification of the perfect valet, 1930, from character in P.G. Wodehouse s novels …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jeeves — Infobox character colour = #DDD name = Jeeves caption = Jeeves, as portrayed in 1990 by Stephen Fry in Jeeves and Wooster . first = 1915, in the story Extricating Young Gussie last = 1974, in the novel Aunts Aren t Gentlemen cause = nickname =… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeeves — Reginald Jeeves Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Jeeves Origine Royaume Uni Genre Homme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jeeves — UK [dʒiːvz] / US [dʒɪvz] noun [countable] Word forms Jeeves : singular Jeeves plural Jeeveses British informal a man who is a personal servant for another man • Etymology: From the name of Jeeves, the butler who appears in many stories by the… …   English dictionary

  • Jeeves — the male servant of Bertie Wooster in the humorous stories of P G Wodehouse. Jeeves is the perfect example of an intelligent and efficient servant who remains calm and can solve any problem. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jeeves — Recorded in several spellings including Jeaves, Jeeves, Geaves, and Geeves, this is a famous English surname of French origins. It is probably a metronymic, which is to say that it originates not from the fathers name sometime back in the 13th… …   Surnames reference

  • Jeeves — noun a) derived from a diminutive of Genevieve. b) A fictional valet in the stories by . See Also: Jeevesian …   Wiktionary


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