noun (plural henchmen)chiefly derogatory
1A faithful follower or political supporter, especially one prepared to engage in crime or violence by way of service: the dictator’s henchman
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- Half an hour later and Natalie had been kidnapped by evil henchmen whilst Daniel engaged in fierce battle.
- Supervillains often employ the services of various henchmen to do their dirty work for them.
- The worst enemies of gold are obviously the world's top bankers (with a few exceptions) and their law-making political henchmen.