Sycophantic

Definition of Sycophantic

Syc`o`phan´tic
a.1.Of or pertaining to a sycophant; characteristic of a sycophant; meanly or obsequiously flattering; courting favor by mean adulation; parasitic.
To be cheated and ruined by a sycophantical parasite.
- South.
Sycophantic servants to the King of Spain.
- De Quincey.

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abject, adulatory, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blarneying, bootlicking, buttery, cajoling, complimentary, courtierly, courtly, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching, fair-spoken, fawning, fine-spoken, flattering, footlicking, fulsome, groveling, gushing, hangdog, honey-mouthed, honey-tongued, honeyed, ingratiating, insincere, insinuating, kowtowing, mealymouthed, obeisant, obsequious, oily, oily-tongued, on bended knee, parasitic, prostrate, slimy, slobbery, smarmy, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, sniveling, soapy, soft-soaping, sponging, timeserving, toadeating, toadying, toadyish, truckling, unctuous, wheedling
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