yes-man


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yes′-man`



n., pl. -men.
a person who always agrees with superiors, regardless of personal convictions; sycophant.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yes-man - a person of unquestioning obedience
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
pushover - someone who is easily taken advantage of
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Lagarde said, 'We are in fact independent, and we are not the yes-man of the euro partners, nor are we the yes-man of the European Central Bank.
He is an establishment yes-man, failing to stand up to Walsgrave hospital trust over the suspension of Dr Mattu and their car parking charges.
France's first lady, model-turned-singer Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, has rejected accusations of influencing the President Nicolas Sarkozy's political decisions, saying he is "not a yes-man.
CHRIS HUGHTON has insisted he is not a yes-man for Mike Ashley's regime and will fight to strengthen Newcastle's squad in January.