Usage examples for flunky

  1. Mr. Seward did not ask Mr. Motley to deny or confirm the assertion of the letter that he was a " thorough flunky" and " un- American functionary." – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  2. He did protest then that any flunky on the Base could read it to the crowd as well as he. – Human Error by Raymond F. Jones
  3. And then, like a smart flunky in a house of condition, he appeared again at the door and announced " Senator Hannibal St. John." – Aladdin O'Brien by Gouverneur Morris
  4. And then a liveried flunky brings me a pewter tankard, and into it he pours a bottle, a large bottle, mind you, of foaming ale. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham