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flunky

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flunky

  1. 1 a person hired to perform household or personal services <since I'm just the flunky who files his papers, I've no idea where he is> Synonyms daily [British], domestic, servant (also flunkey or flunkie), lackey, menial, retainer, slavey, stewardRelated Words butler, footman, groom, houseboy, houseman, majordomo, man, manservant, servitor, valet; handmaiden (also handmaid), housekeeper, housemaid, lady-in-waiting, maid, maidservant, wench, woman; assistant, attendant, companion, factotum, follower; dogsbody [chiefly British], drudge, gofer (or gopher)Near Antonyms boss, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, kingpin, leader, taskmasterAntonyms master, mistress

  2. 2 a person who flatters another in order to get ahead <a rock star who saw through the phonies and the flunkies> Synonyms apple-polisher, bootlicker, brownnoser, fawner, sycophant (also flunkey or flunkie), lickspittle, suck-up, toadyRelated Words yes-man; apparatchik, company man; hanger-on, leech, parasite, sponge, sponger; henchman, lackey, lapdog, minion, running dog, satellite, slave, stooge; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, groveler, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; adherent, camp follower, convert, disciple, follower, me-tooer, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votary



Variants of flunky

also flunkey or flunkie

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