lakei

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯
  • Hyphenation: la‧kei

Etymology[edit]

From French laquais, probably from Spanish lacayo, of uncertain origin; cognate with lackey

Noun[edit]

lakei m (plural lakeien, diminutive lakeitje n)

  1. A footman, liveried servant
  2. (figuratively) A flunky, servile follower.

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