flunky flunky

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The King alone drinks champagne, and a flunky keeps his cup filled all day.
  2. Your goal is to have your need satisfied without treating the listener as a flunky who can be bossed around at will.
  3. Although Putin delivered on the presumed promise of never touching the Yeltsin family, many a Yeltsin flunky lost his assets.

News

  • APAC selects cast for ‘Women Behind Bars’

    Ricky Delorey II headlines the cast of the dark adult comedy “Women Behind Bars,” the next production of Aloha Performing Arts Co. He is cast crossgender as The Matron, Pauline Weisskurcher, a role created Off Broadway by Divine, who went on to star in many John Waters films. The matron’s flunky assistant, Louise, is played by Janemarie Singer.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Quotes

  1. "This guy is a paid flunky," Burke said.
    on May 20, 2010 By: Brian Burke Source: ESPN

  2. "A huge asset that Robert has is that he's in the room with the president-elect," says Jake Tapper, ABC's senior White House correspondent. "He has his trust and his ear. He's not just a press flunky who gets handed a piece of paper with...
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Jake Tapper Source: Washington Post

  3. "I don't believe I'm anyone's flunky," Radler replied.
    on May 11, 2007 By: David Radler Source: Chicago Reader

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