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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Someone who is always eager to please or obey more powerful people; Also: Someone who does unimportant work

Usage examples (29)
  • Ken just wants a flunkie to work for him for free.
  • Ai wuz kikked owt ob flunkie skool, as a matter ob fact.
  • I think the PI-lab flunkie relation is just quid pro quo.
  • And I have sent one production flunkie to bed without his supper. for more
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