Definition of flunky
1a : a liveried servantb : one performing menial or miscellaneous duties
2 : yes-man
Examples of flunky in a sentence
If he can't go himself, he'll send one of his flunkies.
<since I'm just the flunky who files his papers, I've no idea where he is>
Origin and Etymology of flunky
Scots, of unknown origin
First Known Use: circa 1782
FLUNKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flunky for English Language Learners
: a person who does small jobs for someone powerful or important
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