The definition of a lackey is a person who does your dirty work, or who does whatever you ask.(noun)
An example of your lackey is the guy you send to pick up your dry cleaning and take care of silly little tasks you don't feel like handling.
See lackey in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. lackeys
Origin: Fr laquais, a lackey, soldier < Catalan alacay < Sp lacayo, lackey, footman < OSp alcayaz < Ar alqā'īd: see alcaide
See lackey in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. lack·eys
Origin: French laquais
Origin: , from Old French.
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