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A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The soldier lackey resigned the reins to Rabecque, and requested Monsieur de Garnache to follow him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But mindful of her fears, he dispatched one of the troopers to stand sentry outside her door whilst he and his lackey supped.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He turned to Rabecque, and the sight of his face sent the lackey back a pace or two in very fear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The baron grumbled some remonstrance not heard by Gilbert, but the lackey mounted beside the driver.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Chicot ran to the window, and saw a lackey waiting with a horse, which M. de Gondy mounted and rode off.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
He was a servant and a lackey, and the punctilious gentlemen opposed to him were not inclined to cross swords with him.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
He cuts the wood, builds the fires, and runs the errands; just a lackey boy, and is still just that.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Those words rang in her ear,—Eugenie de Merville dependent on the discretion of her lackey!
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LACKEY

  • bootlicker
  • brown-noser
  • doormat
  • fan
  • fawner
  • flatterer
  • flunky
  • follower
  • groupie
  • hanger-on
  • lackey
  • puppet
  • stooge
  • toady
  • yes-person
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