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Synonyms for lackey
ˈlæk ilack·ey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lackey, flunky, flunkeynoun

    a male servant (especially a footman)

    Synonyms:
    yes-man, ass-kisser, toady, crawler, stooge, sycophant, flunky, flunkey

  2. sycophant, toady, crawler, lackey, ass-kissernoun

    a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage

    Synonyms:
    flunkey, crawler, ass-kisser, earthworm, nightcrawler, creeper, red worm, fishing worm, sycophant, flunky, nightwalker, angleworm, fishworm, wiggler, toady, dew worm

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lackeynoun

    Synonyms:
    footman, footboy, errand-boy

  2. lackeyverb

    Synonyms:
    attend (as a servant), wait on, dance attendance on

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lackeynoun

    Synonyms:
    flunky

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lackey":

    flunky, stooge

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#26125crawler
#34553creeper
#43265lackey
#66450earthworm
#90818nightcrawler
#95641stooge
#109618wiggler
#128894toady
#148601sycophant
#169803nightwalker
#177735flunky

How to use lackey in a sentence?

  1. Renzo Olivari:

    Glenn Youngkin brags he's honored to have Donald Trump's endorsement, so it's no surprise he's campaigning with another Trump lackey who shares his opposition to women's access to health care and Medicaid expansion.

  2. Nicolas Maduro:

    I was seeing reports of some empty speeches by right-wing, unpopular, murderous, imperialist lackey presidents, it's shameful seeing those presidents, hated by their peoples, speak about Venezuela's noble people.

  3. Phil Bredesen:

    You've heard a lot recently of this campaign about me, about these crazy ideas about if somehow I'm elected and go to Washington, suddenly I'm going to turn my back on a whole lifetime of thinking for Phil Bredesen and being independent and suddenly become some kind of a political lackey, that's not going to happen for a bunch of reasons. One of them is that I think a lot of the problem in Washington is with the leadership that we have there now. Whether it be( House Speaker Paul) Ryan or( Democratic Leader Nancy) Pelosi or( Senate Majority Leader) McConnell or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, they're not doing the job.

  4. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey to lead the Department of Justice — a lackey whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president.


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