Civilian vs Chamberer - What's the difference?

civilian | chamberer |


As nouns the difference between civilian and chamberer

is that civilian is a person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the armed forces while chamberer is (obsolete) one who attends in a chamber; a chambermaid.

As an adjective civilian

is that which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession.

civilian

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the armed forces.
  • (label) A person who does not belong to a particular group or engage in a particular activity.
  • One skilled in civil law.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • A student of civil law at a university or college.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • That which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession
  • chamberer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) One who attends in a chamber; a chambermaid.
  • (Chaucer)
  • (obsolete) A civilian; a carpetmonger.
  • (Webster 1913)