Meaning of “flunky” in the English Dictionary

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"flunky" in British English

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flunkynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈflʌŋ.ki/ us /ˈflʌŋ.ki/ also flunkey old-fashioned

US informal the person who does the boring physical work in a company:

Freddy is considered the office flunkey.

(Definition of “flunky” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flunky" in American English

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flunkynoun [ C ]

us /ˈflʌŋ·ki/

a person who does unimportant work or who has few or no important responsibilities and shows too much respect toward his or her employer:

He could snap his fingers and get his flunky to do it.

(Definition of “flunky” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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