Meaning of flunkeyism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈflʌŋkɪɪz(ə)m/


(also flunkyism)
mainly derogatory

See flunkey

‘If you think flunkeyism in England died out under the sarcasm of "the Snob Papers," you have complimented us grievously, as Dogberrs Skipwith would say.’
  • ‘If we are to reject foreign intervention and reunify the country independently, we must categorically oppose flunkeyism towards great powers.’
  • ‘The address starts with flattery and flunkeyism and ends with flattery and flunkeyism.’