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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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n, pl flunkies or flunkeys
1. a servile or fawning person
2. a person who performs menial tasks
3. usually derogatory a manservant in livery
[C18: of unknown origin]
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or flun•key(ˈflʌŋ ki)
n., pl. -kies or -keys.
1. a male servant in livery.
2. an assistant who does menial work.
3. a servile follower; toady; yes-man.
[1775–85; perhaps alter. of flanker]
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|Noun||1.||flunky - a male servant (especially a footman)|
|2.||flunky - 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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flunky[ˈflʌŋkɪ] n → tirapiedi m/f inv
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