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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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flunkey

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  1. An underling; a contemptuous name for a liveried servant or a footman; servant, retainer - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
  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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