Usage examples for flunky

  1. " Yes, sir," replied the flunky moving toward the sideboard. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. Inside of three minutes he'd chucked that stiff- necked, flunky pose and was coachin' me like a big brother, and by the time he'd beat into my head all he knew about the Fundin' Comp'ny we was as chummy as two survivors of the same steamer wreck. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  3. An astounded flunky could say no more; but this impudent hunchback was in no wise abashed. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  4. You must; to show the flunky what you can do." – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  5. Is it that beautiful specimen of flunky raised squab entitled the Millionaire Baby? – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  6. 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
  7. " Mademoiselle Bliss is out, Monsieur Laparde"- he mimicked the colourless- voiced flunky viciously. – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  8. There he was, a man who regularly faced death by more ways than one at sea, but now in deep fear that this shore- going flunky would catch him smoking a surreptitious cigarette. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  9. Prince Kovrishkin, that enthusiastic flunky Ladislas is my friend," Kollomietzev screamed, " my comrade- and I-" " So much the worse for you," Nejdanov interrupted him. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  10. Here a chair was set down, there a chariot or a coach pulled up, and a clocked flunky bowing a lady in. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  11. 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
  12. The cook had his flunky sweep and scrub the floor, and then, with the aid of blankets, pictures, and draperies from my trunks, the little place began to lose its forlorn look. – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  13. 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
  14. 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