Lackey definitions

lăk'ē
The definition of a lackey is a person who does your dirty work, or who does whatever you ask.

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.

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A liveried male servant; a footman.
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A servile follower; a toady.
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To wait on as a footman; attend.
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To act in a servile manner; fawn.
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A male servant of low rank, usually in some sort of livery or uniform.
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A follower who carries out another's orders like a servant; toady.
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To serve as a lackey.
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A footman, a liveried male servant.
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A fawning, servile follower; a lickspittle.
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To attend, wait upon, serve obsequiously.
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Origin of lackey

Middle French laquais, which is probably (via Old Provençal lacai?) from Spanish lacayo, itself perhaps from Italian lacchè and Greek λακές (lakés), from Turkish ulak. Another possibility is through French, from Catalan alacay, from Arabic القاضي (al-qāḍī, “magistrate”). See French laquais.