noun, plural flun·kies.
- flunk out,
- fluoboric acid,
Origin of flunky
Examples from the Web for flunky
The photographer's flunky stepped away to tell the chauffeur.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
Somehow all the world seemed to be in a conspiracy to make him flunky to the cook.Bat Wing Bowles|Dane Coolidge
That flunky of a flunky is personified as the hero of the story, Isaac Abraham Takif.
"Yes, sir," replied the flunky, moving toward the sideboard.Peter|F. Hopkinson Smith
Mr. Lowington was no "flunky," and never sought admission to the presence of royalty, for himself or his pupils.Dikes and Ditches|Oliver Optic
noun plural flunkies or flunkeys
Word Origin for flunky
also flunkey, 1782, Scottish dialect, "footman, liveried servant," of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive variant of flanker. Sense of "flatterer, toady" first recorded 1855.