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Definition of the noun flunky

What does flunky mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: flunkies

  1. a male servant (especially a footman)
  2. a person of unquestioning obedience
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of flunky: flunkey / stooge / yes-man
    • more generic word: follower = a person who accepts the leadership of another
    • more specific word: pushover = someone who is easily taken advantage of

Alternative definition of the noun flunky

noun

  1. A sycophant; a servant or hanger-on who is kept for their loyalty or muscle rather than their intellect.

Game

"Flunky" is a computer game programmed by Don Priestley and released in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC home computers. It was published by Piranha Games. It is notable for Priestley's large, colourful graphics which, on the Spectrum, avoid attribute clash problems.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • genres: Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure game
  • released in (29 years ago)

Characters

  1. Flunky is a fictional character from the 1985 film Kiss of the Spider Woman.
  2. Flunky is a fictional character from the 2005 film School's Out! The Musical.
  3. Flunky is a fictional character from the 2008 film Lower Learning.
  4. Flunky is a fictional character from the 1972 film The Pied Piper.

Music

"Flunky" is a musical single of Mike Slott.

  • released in (7 years ago)

Group

Flunky is a musical group.

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Google previewAtlantic Monthly (1859)

A Magazine of Literature, Art and Politics

The Scotch word flunky is a case in point. Our first knowledge of it in print is from Fergusson's Poems. Burns advertised it more widely, and Carlyle seems fairly to have transplanted it into the English of the day. As we believe its origin is still ...

Google previewMount Tom (1908)

An All Outdoors Magazine. Devoted to Rest and Worship, and to a Little Look-off on the World ... by Gerald Stanley Lee

A flunky is a man who despises anybody who does n't despise him with just the right shading. Before one knows it one gradually realizes that it 's merely taking a liberty with a man, to try to belong to the same human race with him. It 's too ...

Google previewThe Atlantic (1859)

The Scotch word flunky is a case in point. Our first knowledge of it in print is from Fergusson's Poems. Burns advertised it more widely, and Carlyle seems fairly to have transplanted it into the English of the day. As we believe its origin is still ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

flunkeys, also flunky n., flunkies; flunky.ism n., -isms; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

flunky, n. 4. A cabin waiter on a passengervessel.

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1992 flunk out verb to leave an educational establishment as aresult of failing your examinations US, 1920 flunky nouna person assigned to assist or perform menial jobs. In the US, originally a work camp waiter or assistant cook, and ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

" flout ~ flunky "Don't flout the flunky or you'll never see the big boss!" impolite ~ impregnate "It's definitely impolite to impregnate on the first ...

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Flunky Meaning

Video shows what flunky means. A sycophant, a servant or hanger-on who is kept for their loyalty or muscle rather than their intellect.. Flunky Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of F4L1U1N1K5Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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