Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/30/18 Sycophant

Sycophant (noun)
syc·o·phant [sik-uh-fuhnt, -fant, sahy-kuh-]
(previously 03-24-13)

noun
a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.

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toady, yes man, flunky, fawner, flatterer.


Origin: 1530–40; < Latin sy¯cophanta < Greek sy¯kophántes informer, equivalent to syko ( n ) fig + phan- (stem of phaínein to show) + -tes agentive suffix

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