flunkeyism


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flunkeyism

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flunkyism

n
1. the state of being a flunkey or servant
2. the behaviour or a trait characteristic of a flunkey

flunkyism, flunkeyism

1. the quality or state of being a servant or toady.
2. behavior typical of flunkyism. — flunky, flunkey, n.
See also: Behavior
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As is well known from the history of politics, such a top-down method of managing politics invites only flunkeyism, nothing else.
Melville, of course, had recognized our fiery hunt for the white whale as the great principle of light(39) when he demanded that we "away with this leaven of literary flunkeyism towards England" and that we call our authors "Americans" and have done.