a.1.Like a sycophant; obsequiously flattering.
Sycophantish satirists that forever humor the prevailing folly.
- De Quincey.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In time, the average reader is bound to get cheesed off with some of the sycophantish adulation.
Corridor chatter in Geneva continues to suggest that in his apparent schoolboyish and sycophantish eagerness to endear himself to the Western promoters of the UNHRC resolution of October 2015 on Sri Lanka and his naive rush to placate the expatriate Tamil groups, who are still pursuing the Ealamist agenda through other means with the apparent acquiescence of their patrons in the West, he conceded far more than what the drafters of the resolution had expected.