Pronunciation of Lackey
/lˈakɪ/, /lˈakɪ/, /l_ˈa_k_ɪ/
Synonyms for lackey:
Other synonyms and related words:
fishing worm, flunky, dew worm, doormat, steward, crawler, angleworm, nonperson, creeper, footman, stooge, fishworm, servant, minion, minnow, lapdog, employee, lightweight, pygmy, assistant, waiter, nobody, cog, flunkey, whippersnapper, small fry, wiggler, drudge, yes-man, worm, red worm, wiener, follower, earthworm, nightwalker, retainer, slavey, child.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for lackey:
- In those days he was Walling's business lackey- used to pass the money to the legislators and keep the wheels of the machine greased. - "The Metropolis", Upton Sinclair.
- We know not, your majesty, replied the lackey, but there must be something uncommon about them, for the lads are as strong as young lions, they overpowered the guard at the gate, and have given us plenty to do. - "Roumanian Fairy Tales", Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz.