lackey definition

  • noun:
    • A liveried male servant; a footman.
    • A servile follower; a toady.
    • A footman, a liveried male servant.
    • A fawning, servile follower; a lickspittle.
    • An attending male servant; a footman; a servile follower.
    • An attending servant; a runner; a footboy or footman; hence, any servile follower.
    • A lackey-moth.
    • somebody who attempts to please some one to be able to get your own advantage
    • a male servant (especially a footman)
  • verb-transitive:
    • to attend in as a footman; go to.
    • To attend as a lackey; to wait upon.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to do something in a servile fashion; fawn.
    • To act or serve as lackey; to pay servile attendance.
  • verb:
    • to go to, wait upon, provide obsequiously
    • To toady, play the flunky
  • others:
    • to wait patiently on as or like a lackey; attend servilely; act as a menial.
    • to behave as a lackey or footman; offer servile attendance.

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