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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A male servant. Also: An overly respectful follower.

Usage examples (30)
  • One thing I certainly never was made for, and that is to put principles on and off at the dictation of a party, as a lackey changes his livery at his master's command.
  • So off the wagon he goes - just in time for a lower-rung record-label lackey named
  • Only the hapless Ring lackey is duped and cornered into making some very wrong choices.
  • He never called his lackey but by "Eh!" as if amongst the number of his servants my lord had not known which was in waiting. for more
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