English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lackey

Lackey :
lakei
- lakeilakeie
 

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Noun(1) a male servant (especially a footman(2) a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage

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(1) In July 1702 he was offered the post of organist at Sangerhausen but was thwarted by the reigning duke, who preferred a candidate of his own choice; for several months thereafter he occupied his time as a lackey and violinist at Weimar.(2) he denied that he was the lackey of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury(3) He's a stark contrast to the new men in Penelope's life: though Herb fancies himself a man's man, his total admiration of Harold results is his becoming a sycophantic lackey who takes on the role of surrogate wife.(4) Simon Trinder turns Teodoro's lackey into a bundle of popeyed, inventive energy.(5) We already have a President and the Rodent is his biggest crawling, lick-spittle lackey .(6) I know Blair has many well paid advisers, but here is a bit of free advice: if you are going to hire a lackey and a yes man, then hire a clever one who understands the importance of subtlety.(7) King Idris is involved, of course, this place could not exist without his permission, but he is a mere lackey .(8) Was I being an agent of change or just another instructional lackey creating ordinary teachers?(9) By the end he sees that in the house of the film star he is regarded as ÔÇÿa lackey , a sponger, a pathetic hanger-onÔÇÖ.(10) If, on the other hand, he jacks up, he is a snivelling traitor, an America hater, a betrayer of Australian business and/or a pawn and lackey of selfish vested interest groups, a man who puts cheap populism ahead of his country.(11) I am no-one's stooge, lackey or puppet.(12) No, she wouldn't unleash her rage upon a mere lackey .(13) Such is the life of a corporate lackey .(14) He said: ÔÇÿI was the lackey of the team who does the running about for the water bottles and sandwiches, but I also got a brilliant opportunity to ride as part of a racing team competing along my sporting heroes.ÔÇÖ(15) And the sorceress Ro sent out a servant boy and her lackey Isamu to go shopping.(16) I would send the lackey after him to let him know if I needed him.
Synonyms
Noun
1. servant ::
dienaar
2. toady ::
vleier
3. flunky ::
flunky
Antonyms
1. master ::
meester
2. mistress ::
minnares
Different Forms
lackey, lackeys
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