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Meaning of FLUNKY

Pronunciation:  'flungkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person of unquestioning obedience
  2. [n]  a male servant (especially a footman)
 

FLUNKY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: dweeb, flunkey, lackey, stooge, yes-man
 
 See Also: follower, pushover, retainer, servant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flun"ky\, n.; pl. {Flunkies}. [Prob. fr. or akin to
flank.] [Written also {flunkey}.]
1. A contemptuous name for a liveried servant or a footman.

2. One who is obsequious or cringing; a snob.

3. One easily deceived in buying stocks; an inexperienced and
   unwary jobber. [Cant, U.S.]

 
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