henchman henchman  /ˈhɛntʃ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who assists in a plot

Usage(s):

  1. The henchman is a minor character in a fleeting scene in Some Like It Hot, but Billy Wilder couldn't resist giving him a line with a nifty reverse spin on it.
  2. But before 007 can take a swig, he must fight off a henchman with a gun, knocking over the beers in the brawl.
  3. He had no time to empathize with the devil's henchman.

News

  • Big E Langston Will Be WWE's Next Great Powerhouse

    The WWE has had its share of powerhouses. We've seen Big Show run rampant on Raw, Kane destroy all who oppose him, Brock Lesnar put people out of commission and Mark Henry do what he does. The latest monster to grace the WWE stage is none other than Dolph Ziggler's henchman, Big E Langston.  The former national powerlifting champion has amazed the WWE Universe since working his way into ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Another comment that bugged the commissioner was when Wells called Watson "a henchman and a yes man for Bud Selig."
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: David Wells Source: SportingNews.com

  2. Li "was a henchman for the dictatorship, the gangsters," Rohrabacher said. "No one who is in that position should think they have no alternative. We now have an example before us of someone who knew that yes, there was an alternative -- and...
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Dana Rohrabacher Source: The Age

  3. "I get threatening letters from Switzerland and get called a Nazi henchman," Steinbrueck told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily.
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Peer Steinbrueck Source: AFP

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