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flun·kyalso flun·key (flŭng′kē)
n. pl. flun·kies also flun·keys
1. A person of slavish or unquestioning obedience; a lackey.
2. One who does menial or trivial work; a drudge.
3. A liveried manservant.
[Scots, perhaps from flanker, an attendant at one's flank.]
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|Noun||1.||flunkey - a male servant (especially a footman)|
|2.||flunkey - a person of unquestioning obedience|
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
pushover - someone who is easily taken advantage of
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flunkeyflunky [ˈflʌŋkɪ] N (pej) (= servant) → lacayo m; (= servile person) → adulador/a m/f, lacayo m
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flunkeyflunky [ˈflʌŋki] n (= lackey) → laquais m
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