Menial vs Cockalorum - What's the difference?

menial | cockalorum |


As nouns the difference between menial and cockalorum

is that menial is a servant, especially a domestic servant while cockalorum is a menial, yet self-important man, empty boaster.

As an adjective menial

is of or relating to work normally performed by a servant.

menial

English

(wikipedia menial)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to work normally performed by a servant.
  • Of or relating to unskilled work. (rfex)
  • servile; low; mean
  • His sister was a menial girl, but he sought to help her develop a mind of her own.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A servant, especially a domestic servant.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Michael Arlen), title= “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days, chapter=Ep./4/2
  • , passage=The world was awake to the 2nd of May, but Mayfair is not the world, and even the menials of Mayfair lie long abed.}}
  • A person who has a subservient nature.
  • cockalorum

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A menial, yet self-important man, empty boaster.
  • The game leapfrog.
  • A boastful speech.
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