Lackeyed
Lackey Lack"ey, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lackeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lackeying}.] To act or serve as lackey; to pay servile attendance. [1913 Webster]

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  • lackeyed — lack·ey || lækɪ n. servant; person who grovels v. serve, function as; grovel before, be servile in front of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lackey — Lack ey, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lackeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lackeying}.] To act or serve as lackey; to pay servile attendance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lackeying — Lackey Lack ey, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lackeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lackeying}.] To act or serve as lackey; to pay servile attendance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lackey — I. noun (plural lackeys) Etymology: Middle French laquais Date: 1523 1. a. footman 2, servant b. someone who does menial tasks or runs errands for another 2. a servile follower ; toady II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lackey — /lak ee/, n., pl. lackeys, v., lackeyed, lackeying. n. 1. a servile follower; toady. 2. a footman or liveried manservant. v.t. 3. to attend as a lackey does. Also, lacquey. [1520 30; < MF laquais, perh. < Catalan lacayo, alacayo < ?] * * * …   Universalium

  • lackey — noun (plural lackeys) 1》 a servant, especially a liveried footman or manservant. 2》 a servile or obsequious person. 3》 a brownish moth whose caterpillars live in groups in a silken shelter. [Malacosoma neustria.] verb (lackeys, lackeying,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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 — [lak′ē] n. pl. lackeys [Fr laquais, a lackey, soldier < Catalan alacay < Sp lacayo, lackey, footman < OSp alcayaz < Ar alqā īd: see ALCAIDE] 1. a male servant of low rank, usually in some sort of livery or uniform 2. a follower who… …   English World dictionary

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