Flunky Definition

flŭngkē
flunkeys, flunkies
noun
flunkies
A person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way.
Webster's New World
A liveried manservant.
Webster's New World
A person with very minor or menial tasks.
Webster's New World

A sycophant; a servant or hanger-on who is kept for their loyalty or muscle rather than their intellect.

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Other Word Forms of Flunky

Noun

Singular:
flunky
Plural:
flunkies

Origin of Flunky

  • Scots perhaps from flanker an attendant at one's flank

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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