Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A petty fellow; an inferior agent; an underling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A petty fellow; an inferior agent; an underling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any underling or inferior in office.
  • noun A freelance operator for MI5.

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  • "An inferior in any office, or department."

    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 9, 2008

  • A petty fellow, underling.

    June 14, 2010