toady

Part of speech: verb

To fawn upon.

Part of speech: noun

An obsequious flatterer.

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Usage examples "toady":

  1. " I'm not tired, 'm; it's a very interesting story," replied Toady, with a gravity that nearly upset the old lady. - "Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories", Louisa M. Alcott.
  2. " I cannot," said he, " be Antipater's friend and his toady at the same time." - "Plutarch's Lives Volume III.", Plutarch.
  3. No one but Toady and myself. - "Tabitha's Vacation", Ruth Alberta Brown.