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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