Search Result for "flunkey": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a male servant (especially a footman);
[syn: lackey, flunky, flunkey]

2. a person of unquestioning obedience;
[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 also flunkey.] 1. A contemptuous name for a liveried servant or a footman. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is obsequious or cringing; a snob. [1913 Webster] 3. One easily deceived in buying stocks; an inexperienced and unwary jobber. [Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flunkey n 1: a male servant (especially a footman) [syn: lackey, flunky, flunkey] 2: a person of unquestioning obedience [syn: flunky, flunkey, stooge, yes-man]
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, yes-man




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