flunkey : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a male servant (especially a footman)
- n a person of unquestioning obedience
- 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 .
- 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 .
- 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?"