lacquey

lacquey
/lak"ee/, n., pl. lacqueys, v.t., lacqueyed, lacqueying.
lackey.

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  • lackey — /ˈlæki / (say lakee) noun (plural lackeys) 1. a footman or liveried manservant. 2. a servile follower. –verb (t) (lackeyed, lackeying) 3. to attend as a lackey does. Also, lacquey. {French laquais, from Spanish lacayo foot soldier} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lackey — n. & v. (also lacquey) n. (pl. eys) 1 derog. a a servile political follower. b an obsequious parasitical person. 2 a a (usu. liveried) footman or manservant. b a servant. v.tr. ( eys, eyed) archaic behave servilely to; dance attendance on.… …   Useful english dictionary

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