[fluhng-kee] /ˈflʌŋ ki/
noun, plural flunkies.
a male servant in livery.
an assistant who does menial work.
a toady; yes-man.
noun (pl) flunkies, flunkeys
a servile or fawning person
a person who performs menial tasks
generally (derogatory) a manservant in livery
also flunkey, 1782, Scottish dialect, “footman, liveried servant,” of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive variant of flanker. Sense of “flatterer, toady” first recorded 1855.
1. variant of : fluoboric.
[floo-uh-bawr-ik, -bohr-] /ˌflu əˈbɔr ɪk, -ˈboʊr-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the univalent group BF 4 − .
[floo-uh-bawr-eyt, -it, -bohr-] /ˌflu əˈbɔr eɪt, -ɪt, -ˈboʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of fluoboric acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a clear, colorless liquid, HBF 4 , that ionizes abundantly in solution, used chiefly in the synthesis of fluoborates.