[syn: flunky, flunkey, stooge, yes-man]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Flunky \Flun"ky\ (fl[u^][ng]"k[y^]), n.; pl. Flunkies
(fl[u^][ng]"k[i^]z). [Prob. fr. or akin to flank.] [Written
1. A contemptuous name for a liveried servant or a footman.
2. One who is obsequious or cringing; a snob.
3. One easily deceived in buying stocks; an inexperienced and
unwary jobber. [Cant, U.S.]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "flunkey":
apple-polisher, doormat, footman, gofer, hanger-on, hireling,
inferior, jackal, lackey, lickspittle, menial, minion, retainer,
servant, slave, stooge, subordinate, sycophant, toady, underling,