Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
15th century; from yongman young man from 1300-50 Middle English yemen, yoman
  • attendant
  • assistant
  • clerk
  • executive
  • boss
  • manager
performed in a workmanlike, valiant, and useful manner, especially in situations involving a great deal of effort
A) They did a yeoman job solving that problem. B) We were all impressed by her yeoman efforts.
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