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  • n  a male servant (especially a footman)
  • n  a person of unquestioning obedience

  • To show that he is no longer the Falangist flunkey of the Axis, fat Francisco Franco last week: Severed relations with Japan, because Jap soldiers had "brutally.
  • Democratic politicians of Boston stood in the rain before the portals of the aristocratic Union Club on Beacon Hill, one night last week, asking a liveried flunkey if it were .
  • Only one touch of the incongruous is present and that is when the door of the British Embassy is opened by a flunkey from Spain who has failed so far to assert his mastery over .

  • Yashwant Sinha in Hindustan Times
    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...
  • Gough Whitlam in Sydney Morning Herald
    Whitlam, noticing Smith, called to his wife: "Margaret, you remember the flunkey?"

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