Synonyms for Henchman:
n.ideologue, sympathizer, proponent, friend, exponent, sponsor. disciple, satellite, precede, adherent, supporter, cohort, partisan, over. •assistant (noun)
servant, menial, aide, laborer, extra, junior, underling, adjunct, stooge, associate, agent, attorney, flunky, chaperone, auxiliary, patsy, hireling, helper, acolyte, proxy, second, helpmate, abettor, attendant, Aider, aide-de-camp, follower, subordinate, minion, benefactor, deputy, assistant, functionary, employee, accomplice, lieutenant, accessory, ancillary, backer, partner.
attendant, accessory, aide, stooge, deputy, sidekick, supporter, collaborator, abettor, help, helper, accomplice, friend, adherent, partner, servant, assistant, subordinate, adjunct, cohort, flunky, backer, helpmate.
confederate, partner in crime, collaborator.
help, hand, helping hand, vassal, pawn, peon, serf, chattel, aid, volunteer, worker, subject.
adherent, partisan. disciple. cohort, satellite. •Other relevant words:
collaborator, cohort, confederate, satellite, disciple, friend, partisan, advocate, adherent, sidekick, supporter, partner in crime.
Usage examples for henchman
Ashe disliked and distrusted him more than ever; and whatever might have happened to the Premier's resentment of a particular offence, there could be no doubt that a visit from which Ashe had hoped much had ended in complete failure, that Parham was disposed to cross his powerful henchman where he could, and that intrigue was busy in the cabinet itself against the reforming party of which Ashe was the head Ashe, indeed, felt his own official position, outwardly so strong, by no means secure. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward