Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lackey

2 senses of lackey

Sense 1
lackey, flunky, flunkey -- (a male servant (especially a footman))
       => servant, retainer -- (a person working in the service of another (especially in the household))

Sense 2
sycophant, toady, crawler, lackey, ass-kisser -- (a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage)
       => flatterer, adulator -- (a person who uses flattery)

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