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Lackey

Lack´ey
n.1.An attending male servant; a footman; a servile follower.
Like a Christian footboy or a gentleman's lackey.
- Shak.
Lackey caterpillar
(Zool.) the caterpillar, or larva, of any bombycid moth of the genus Clisiocampa; - so called from its party-colored markings. The common European species (Clisiocampa neustria) is striped with blue, yellow, and red, with a white line on the back. The American species (Clisiocampa Americana and Clisiocampa sylvatica) are commonly called tent caterpillars. See Tent caterpillar, under Tent.
Lackey moth
(Zool.) the moth which produces the lackey caterpillar.
v. t.1.To attend as a lackey; to wait upon.
A thousand liveried angels lackey her.
- Milton.
v. i.1.To act or serve as lackey; to pay servile attendance.
[imp. & p. p. Lackeyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Lackeying.]
Noun1.lackey - a male servant (especially a footman)
Synonyms: flunkey, flunky
2.lackey - a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
Synonyms: crawler, sycophant, toady
adherent, apple-polisher, ass-licker, backscratcher, backslapper, bootlick, bootlicker, brown-nose, brownie, clawback, courtier, creature, cringer, dependent, disciple, dummy, dupe, fawner, feudatory, figurehead, flunky, follower, footlicker, footman, gillie, goon, groveler, handshaker, hanger-on, helot, henchman, homager, inferior, instrument, jackal, kowtower, led captain, lickspit, lickspittle, liege, liege man, liveried servant, man, mealymouth, minion, myrmidon, peon, puppet, retainer, satellite, serf, slave, spaniel, subordinate, suck, sycophant, thug, timeserver, toad, toady, tool, truckler, tufthunter, underling, understrapper, vassal, votary, yeoman, yes-man
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