Part of speech: noun

A servant in livery.

Part of speech: noun

A man servant who attends a carriage, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A foot soldier.

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Usage examples "footman":

  1. In a moment her father was on his feet and out of the door, followed by the butler and footman. - "A Little Hero", Mrs. H. Musgrave.
  2. The footman reappeared, leaving the place. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  3. " A footman will attend to the luggage," she said. - "My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins.