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Synonyms for flunkey

a male servant (especially a footman)


Related Words

a person of unquestioning obedience

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Tell them to decommision their army of aides and flunkeys.
Sharing in his apparent euphoria, as if he has passed all the tests to prove himself a reliable statesman -- which is not the same thing as a victorious politician -- his flunkeys are now busy doing everything but convincing.
IF the Queen's so hard-up that her financial flunkeys have warned that her brickwork is crumbling, there's a simple answer.
And North Koreans strongly oppose being flunkeys for China.
Toxic Abramovich's flunkeys also seem to have accepted what everybody told them in the first place: that sacking Roberto Di Matteo and appointing Rafa Benitez was always going to leave a toxic stench around the Bridge.
Royal accounts have revealed that business class seats were booked for seven flunkeys and the newlyweds.
Flunkeys bowed him in and he stood on the marble drawing off his gloves and looking round, playing the part.
Hugh channelled Trainspotting's Renton as he begged for just one more meaty hit before tossing the sandwich to two of his flunkeys.
The Liberals are clearly somehow relishing their role as Clegg and Osborne's bad news flunkeys.
The men arrived surrounded by a close-knit team of flunkeys, clutching pages of statistics and rent-a-quotes," she complained.
A leader who sports a toothbrush moustache, he has perpetrated atrocities against his opponents, evicted White farmers from the lands they were farming and providing the economy funds and has grabbed their lands for himself and his flunkeys and pets.
A young Queen Victoria popped in to buy some shoes before she had royal flunkeys to do the shopping for her.
That's why it annoys me when jobs worths and civil service flunkeys go about trying to dampen down our childlike sense of anticipation.
They all come out of their nice warm comfortable rooms only a few minutes before 11am and have flunkeys to carry their wreaths of poppies.
Far be it from me to treat with disdain the arguments of a Government minister who sits in his ivory tower, surrounded by flunkeys protecting him from the real world, where he's got used to the idea that the population only needs to be told what to do, then "everything will be all right, won't it?