Attendant vs Peon - What's the difference?

attendant | peon |


As nouns the difference between attendant and peon

is that attendant is one who attends; one who works with or watches something while peon is (label) (chess piece).

As an adjective attendant

is going with; associated; concomitant.

attendant

English

Alternative forms

* attendaunt (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
  • Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Going with; associated; concomitant.
  • They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
  • (legal) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
  • the widow attendant to the heir
    (Cowell)

    See also

    * part and parcel ----

    peon

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lowly person, a peasant or serf, a labourer who is obliged to do menial work
  • Anagrams

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