Meaning of your obedient servant in English:

your obedient servant


  • A formula used to end a letter.

    • ‘It was an age when letters routinely ended with formulae like ‘I beg to remain your obedient servant’ although the writer had no wish to do anything of the kind.’
    • ‘I have the honour to remain, Ma'am, your obedient servant,’
    • ‘They all signed off any official communication to any ordinary citizen with, ‘I am your obedient servant.’’
    • ‘We beg to remain, sirs, your obedient servant… the England cricket team.’
    • ‘As your obedient servant, I acquired both products and have been testing them ever since.’