sycophantish
adjective Date: 1794 sycophanticsycophantishly adverb

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  • Sycophantish — Syc o*phant ish, a. Like a sycophant; obsequiously flattering. {Syc o*phant ish*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Sycophantish satirists that forever humor the prevailing folly. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sycophantish — syco·phant·ish …   English syllables

  • sycophantish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sycophantishly — Sycophantish Syc o*phant ish, a. Like a sycophant; obsequiously flattering. {Syc o*phant ish*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Sycophantish satirists that forever humor the prevailing folly. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sycophantishly — adverb see sycophantish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sycophant — sycophantic, sycophantical, sycophantish, adj. sycophantically, sycophantishly, adv. sycophantism, n. /sik euh feuhnt, fant , suy keuh /, n. a self seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite. [1530 40; < L sycophanta < Gk sykophántes informer,… …   Universalium

  • grovelling — Synonyms and related words: abject, apple polishing, ass kissing, base, brown nosing, cowering, crawling, cringing, fawning, kowtowing, low, mean, obsequious, scraping, servile, slavish, sordid, submissive, subservient, sycophantish, toadying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • obsequious — Synonyms and related words: abject, adulatory, ass kissing, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blarneying, bootlicking, brown nosing, buttery, cajoling, complimentary, courtierly, courtly, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • servile — Synonyms and related words: abject, abused, accepting, acquiescent, agreeable, apple polishing, ass kissing, assenting, attendant, attending, base, bootlicking, browbeaten, brown nosing, client, common, complaisant, compliable, compliant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adulatory — a. Flattering, smooth, oily, full of compliments, servile in compliment, fawning, cringing, obsequious, unctuous, sycophantic, sycophantish, parasitic, blandishing, cajoling …   New dictionary of synonyms

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