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How Do You Spell LACKEY?

Correct spelling for the English word "lackey" is [l_ˈa_k_ɪ], [lˈakɪ], [lˈakɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of LACKEY

  1. To wait on; attend.

Common Misspellings for LACKEY

Below is the list of 269 misspellings for the word "lackey".

Usage Examples for LACKEY

  1. He whips himself to anger against the king by thinking of Herbert in the king's place; but lackey- like has to admit that mere regard for position and power gives him pause: Lord Herbert was too far above him: " There's such divinity doth hedge a king, That treason can but peep to what it would." - "The Man Shakespeare" by Frank Harris
  2. Thus far no harm I've wrought to him your son; But now I give you notice- when night's done, I will make entry at your city- gate, Bringing the prince alive; and those who wait To see him in my jaws- your lackey- crew- Shall see me eat him in your palace, too! - "Poems" by Victor Hugo
  3. The being judged by those they were appointed to teach seemed in itself little short of an outrage; but the part he was now playing was infinitely worse; he had actually come to show himself, to see if, when looked at and talked to, her Ladyship would condescend to be his patron, and as it were to impress the indignity more strongly upon him he was kept waiting like a lackey! - "The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly" by Charles James Lever
  4. A daughter of Este, who is worth six millions, has the right to wear a broad- brimmed hat and plume, to flourish her whip, press the flanks of her barb, and ride like an amazon decked in gold lace, with a lackey behind her, into the presence of a poet and say: " I love poetry; and I would fain expiate Leonora's cruelty to Tasso!" - "Modeste Mignon" by Honore de Balzac
  5. " Philip," he said to the lackey, " I need a suit of your clothes; a quiet plain suit, such as you would use if you rode on an errand for me. - "By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic" by G.A. Henty
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