noun, plural flun·kies.
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
British Dictionary definitions for flunky
noun plural flunkies or flunkeys
Word Origin for flunky
Word Origin and History 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.