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[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.


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