One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Inspector Cotton and his minion Sergeant Mack’
underling, henchman, flunkey, lackey, hanger-on, follower, camp follower, servant, hireling, vassal, stooge, creature, toady, sycophant, flatterer, fawner, lickspittle, myrmidon
informal yes-man, bootlicker, brown-nose
British informal poodle, dogsbody
North American informal gofer, suck-up
Indian informal chamcha
British vulgar slang arse-licker, bum-sucker
North American vulgar slang ass-kisser
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