flunkey flunkey

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a male servant (especially a footman)
  2. (n) a person of unquestioning obedience

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As its portals flashed open before him, he tossed his battered felt hat to a flunkey and bellowed questions and commands in a rich throaty voice.
  2. She is mistreated by a vicious kennel flunkey and twice breaks out of her kennel to come home.
  3. Death pursues the meddling flunkey: Note the wedge-extracting monkey.

Quotes

  1. Referring to US state department spokesman Sean McCormack's remarks on nuclear test, Sinha asked, "How is it that a statement by the prime minister is contradicted by a flunkey of the (US) state department? We, therefore, demand a thorough...
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: Yashwant Sinha Source: Hindustan Times

  2. Whitlam, noticing Smith, called to his wife: "Margaret, you remember the flunkey?"
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Gough Whitlam Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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