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henchman

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈhentʃ.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   ) disapproving
someone who does unpleasant or illegal things for a powerful person: Like other dictators, he tried to distance himself from the dirty deeds carried out by his henchmen.
Translations of “henchman”
in Vietnamese tay sai…
in Spanish secuaz, partidario…
in Thai ลูกน้อง…
in Malaysian konco…
in French acolyte…
in German der Anhänger…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黨羽,爪牙,幫兇…
in Indonesian pendukung…
in Russian приспешник, прихвостень…
in Turkish kötü işler için güçlü biri tarafından kullanılan adam(lar)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 党羽,爪牙,帮凶…
in Polish poplecznik…
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