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  • n. Plural form of flunkey (alternative spelling of flunkeys).
  • n. Plural form of flunky.


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  • Bush and his flunkies are the only people who can find progress in Iraq.


  • Meanwhile, the National Journal reported that DeLay and his flunkies were the globe trotting beneficiaries of Air Abramoff of the Indian gaming scandal fame

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • In the world of men the tallest and handsomest are made into servants, and called flunkies, and these wait upon the small men, who have all the money, which among men corresponds to brains among books.

    Prose Fancies

  • "flunkies" -- and rode away up the coulee which had brought them into the field the night before.

    Rowdy of the Cross L

  • African NAtional Congress were once again using the procedure to appoint their own "flunkies" in key positions, with no regard for the democratic process.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • What does that say about South Africa - a nation and government taking £billions and $billions yet the government ministers and their 'flunkies' are fat and rich and unaccountable?

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Only the hangers-on, like Lenin's "flunkies" of the bourgeoisie, or academics blinded to real life by bourgeois propaganda and benefits, fail to see the difference.

    Dandelion Salad

  • Limbaugh told his audience Wednesday that attacks against him are being orchestrated by Obama "flunkies" who are "feasting on their own arrogance."

    Newsmax - Inside Cover

  • 'flunkies' for the rich and shameless rate being quoted in this 'shamelessly liberal' newspaper?

    Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas

  • The members of Congress themselves no doubt have flunkies grab their muffins and sandwiches for them on a day-to-day basis, but they probably have to make periodic appearances at chain restaurants in their districts as part of their efforts to fake being ordinary Americans.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Double Standard of Libertarian Paternalism


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