a servile follower; toady.
a footman or liveried manservant.
to attend as a lackey does.
- un·lack·eyed, adjective
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How to use lackey in a sentence
Too confused to say a word, she lackeyed me into my coat and then ran upstairs.The Yeoman Adventurer | George W. Gough
British Dictionary definitions for lackey
a servile follower; hanger-on
a liveried male servant or valet
a person who is treated like a servant
(when intr, often foll by for) to act as a lackey (to)
- Also (rare): lacquey
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