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flunkeydom Explained

flunkeydom at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • The state of a being a flunkey
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1906|author=George Sidney Paternoster|title=The Motor Pirate|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/26657


    |passage=The coachman was fat and florid, the footman a particularly fine specimen of flunkeydom, and their faces, as the light of my lamps fell upon them--they could not speak, for they were both gagged as well as bound--were so convulsed with terror, that I could see they did not look upon me as a friend.
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1902|author=Henry Harland|title=The Lady Paramount|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/19861

  • |passage=So, for an instant, Anthony stood at Susanna's threshold, looking into her antechamber, breathless almost with his sense of her imminence;--and then the tall flunkey said, in the fastidious accents of flunkeydom, "Net et em, sir;" and all my hero's high-strung emotion must spend itself in the depositing of a card.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1856|author=Timothy Templeton|title=The Adventures of My Cousin Smooth|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/17210


    |passage=His Worship had indeed usurped all the modern appliances of flunkeydom.
    Translation: it » flunkeydom
    Translation: vi » flunkeydom