Definitions of courtier

  1. One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. One who attends the court of a prince; one who solicits favor; a flatterer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. One who frequents courts or palaces: one who courts or flatters. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A member of the court circle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A man who attends or frequents the courts of princes; one who courts or flatters. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A man who attends at the courts of princes seeking for favours or advancement; one who flatters to please. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for courtier

  1. Decaen was not a courtier nor a scholar, nor a man of sentiment, but a plain, coarse, downright soldier; a true Norman, and a thorough son of the Revolution. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  2. It stands on a gentle slope descending to the Dniepr, and is still surrounded with a magnificent park, presenting an admirable variety of sites and views: forests, labyrinths, and granite rocks, clothed with rich vegetation, with paths so capricious, thickets so dense, and resting- places so mysterious, that every step reveals some token of the genius of a courtier and the power of an empress. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell