Variant of flunky
noun pl. flunkies
- a liveried manservant: term of contempt
- a person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way
- ☆ a person with very minor or menial tasks
Origin: orig. Scot < ? Fr flanquer, to flank, be at the side of, as to render aid < OFr flanc, flank
- flunkyism noun
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