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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An unquestioning follower.

Usage examples (40)
  • It is not usually a good idea to be a myrmidon to any cause because you could be led to ruin unless you have your wits about you.
  • Fortunately, not all journalists are such myrmidon.
  • "Suitai is returned, Great Lord," his shaven-headed myrmidon replied.
  • He turned to his myrmidon: "Get a move on you, Herbert; it's a bit parky standing about here." for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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