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Synonyms for flunkey

a male servant (especially a footman)


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a person of unquestioning obedience

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BAGGAGE HANDLER: A flunkey loads up as Posh comes into land on the airport buggy
IT'S A marvellous situation; 775 jobs for life, pounds 300 a day for nodding occasionally (and "nodding-off"), once will do, at a flunkey with silver buckles on his shoes; and enjoying an exclusive riverside club.
After the attacks, I saw him on the TV, visiting the landmark hotel with his film-star son Reitesh and another flunkey.
I do hope some flunkey will manage to extract Alan Titchmarsh from the royal fundament in time for the cake cutting and presents.
Perhaps she could start with the press flunkey who titled her press release 'Plaid call for technology and innovation centre's [sic] to be established in Wales'.
Back in Nashville he used to be janitor, telephone operator and all-round flunkey at an apartment house.
A colleague reveals that when he made his first farm visit the new Minister had no suitable boots so a flunkey was despatched to buy a pair of wellies.
Well, I should say it didn't take Mike and James North long in a limo driven by some Government flunkey.
Stranger still that a bleeding heart of Nick Godfrey's empassioned ilk ('the poor stable staff') should choose to spend virtually his entire career as a low-ranking flunkey of an absolute monarchical family (Sheikh Mohammed used to own the Racing Post, for the uninitiated).
We can only conclude that Charles lacks the intelligence to understand this blindingly simple point and would not tolerate any flunkey reminding him of it.
Since this flunkey acts in her name, the Queen will know all too well she's paying her skivvies almost half the national average wage.
Despite this being a long time ago I have clear memory of the following: The evening was going really well, the band were feeding it steam/giving it wellie - take your pick - when a hotel flunkey was observed tiptoeing up to a member of the band's back row, cupping his hand and whispering something (or trying to) in the drummer's ear.
We would love to hear the Royal flunkey fling open the double doors and solemnly intone: Duff Pickup .
Good peg for an interview, I thought, except that his PR flunkey played hard to get on behalf of his illustrious client.
Flunkey #2: "The tale of a beautiful young girl plucked from obscurity and a stepmother to marry the handsome prince, then lives happily ever after?