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flunky

noun
variants: also flunkey or flunkie

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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

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2 a person who flatters another in order to get ahead
  • a rock star who saw through the phonies and the flunkies

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