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flunkey


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flunky  \Flun"ky\,  n.;  pl  {Flunkies}.  [Prob.  fr  or  akin  to 
  flank.]  [Written  also  {flunkey}.] 
  1.  A  contemptuous  name  for  a  liveried  servant  or  a  footman. 
 
  2.  One  who  is  obsequious  or  cringing;  a  snob. 
 
  3.  One  easily  deceived  in  buying  stocks;  an  inexperienced  and 
  unwary  jobber.  [Cant,  U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flunkey 
  n  1:  a  male  servant  (especially  a  footman)  [syn:  {lackey},  {flunky}] 
  2:  a  person  of  unquestioning  obedience  [syn:  {flunky},  {stooge}, 
  {yes-man},  {dweeb}] 




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