Toadied
Toady Toad"y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toadied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toadying}.] To fawn upon with mean sycophancy. [1913 Webster]

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  • toadied — toad·y || təʊdɪ n. flatterer, sycophant, parasite v. flatter in the hope of gaining favor, fawn upon …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Toady — Toad y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toadied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toadying}.] To fawn upon with mean sycophancy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toadying — Toady Toad y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toadied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toadying}.] To fawn upon with mean sycophancy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toady — I. noun (plural toadies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from toadeater Date: 1826 one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors ; sycophant Synonyms: see parasite II. intransitive verb (toadied; toadying) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • toady — toadyish, adj. toadyism, n. /toh dee/, n., pl. toadies, v., toadied, toadying. n. 1. an obsequious flatterer; sycophant. v.t. 2. to be the toady to. v.i. 3. to be a toady. [1680 90; TOAD + Y2] Syn. 1. fawner, yes man, parasite, apple polisher. *… …   Universalium

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