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syc·o·phant

 (sĭk′ə-fənt, sī′kə-)
n.
A person who attempts to gain advantage by flattering influential people or behaving in a servile manner.

[Latin sȳcophanta, informer, slanderer, from Greek sūkophantēs, informer, from sūkon phainein, to show a fig (perhaps originally said of denouncers of theft or exportation of figs or of persons making a lascivious gesture resembling a fig) : sūkon, fig + phainein, to show; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

syc′o·phan′tic (-făn′tĭk), syc′o·phan′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
syc′o·phan′ti·cal·ly adv.

sycophantic

(ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk)
adj
using flattery to win favour from individuals wielding influence; toadyish; obsequious
ˌsycoˈphantically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sycophantic - attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
2.sycophantic - attempting to win favor by flattery
servile - submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"

sycophantic

adjective obsequious, grovelling, ingratiating, servile, crawling, flattering, cringing, fawning, slimy, slavish, unctuous, smarmy (Brit. informal), toadying, parasitical, arse-licking (taboo slang), bootlicking (informal), timeserving his clique of sycophantic friends
Translations

sycophantic

[ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk] ADJ [person] → servil, sobón; [speech] → adulatorio; [manner] → servil

sycophantic

[ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk] adjflagorneur/euse

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sycophantic

[ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk] adj (frm) → ossequioso/a, adulatore/trice