Definition of Lackeys

1. Noun. (plural of lackey) ¹



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Definition of Lackeys

1. lackey [v] - See also: lackey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lackeys

lackadaisy
lackaday
lackbrain
lackbrains
lacke
lacked
lacker
lackered
lackering
lackers
lackest
lacketh
lackey
lackeyed
lackeying
lackeys (current term)
lacking
lacking(p)
lackland
lacklands
lackluster
lacklusterly
lacklusterness
lacklusters
lacklustre
lacklustrely
lacklustreness
lacks
lacmus
lacmuses

Literary usage of Lackeys

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1. Annals of the French Stage from Its Origin to the Death of Racine by Frederick William Hawkins (1884)
"Pages and lackeys are forbidden to carry weapons at all. Some of the disturbances, I fear, are due to the fact that the Comedie stands between two cabarets, ..."

2. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"lackeys and Footmen in the Last Century. lackeys, liveries, footmen—the old society WAS encumbered with a prodigious quantity of these. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1904)
"A royal decree forbade its use by soldiers, pages, lackeys, and other liveried servants, as well as artisans and porters. Pascal, in spite of the fact that ..."

4. The Standard Speller: Containing Exercises for Oral Spelling, Also Sentences by Epes Sargent (1863)
"lackeys were in waiting. The penalties of his offences. Parodies of the poem. Bad tendencies. She is in ecstasies. The forgeries were discovered. ..."

5. Summer's Jaunt Across the Water by John Jay Smith (1846)
"In one of the third class coaches was a whole bevy of lackeys in their distinguishing dress, taking great liberties with a bottle of wine, ..."

6. King's Complete History of the World War ...: 1914-1918. Europe's War with by William C. King (1922)
"Since the Prussian Beast, and his philosophical lackeys, have not been destroyed, have only been laid low, and may at any time renew their assaults upon ..."

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