[ lak-ee ]

noun, verb (used with object),plural lac·queys,lac·queyed, lac·quey·ing.
  1. a variant of lackey.

Words Nearby lacquey Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lacquey in a sentence

  • Of course the Earl's nominee, his lacquey, as the honourable gentleman might be called, would be returned.

    Phineas Finn | Anthony Trollope
  • Any one serving a big man, whatever the service may be, is the big man's lacquey in the People's Banner.

    Phineas Finn | Anthony Trollope
  • Upon this the lacquey instantly threw open the door and called out the names of the new-comers.

  • He should remember Dryden's quaint admonition not to 'lacquey by the side of his author, but to mount up behind him.'

    Charmides | Plato
  • Until the hour when they turned me out of their house like a dishonest lacquey, without allowing me a word of explanation.

    The Bronze Eagle | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy