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
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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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