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English definition of “lackey”

lackey

noun [C]     /ˈlæk.i/ disapproving
a servant or someone who behaves like one by obeying someone else's orders or by doing all their unpleasant work for them: He treats us all like his lackeys.Servants, slaves and underlingsEmployment status and types of work
(Definition of lackey noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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