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Word of the Day 10/16/18 Gnathonic

Gnathonic (adjective)
gnathonic [na-thon-ik]


adjective
1. sycophantic; fawning.

Related forms
gna·thon·i·cal·ly, adverb

Origin: 1630–40; < Latin gnathōnicus, derivative of Gnathōn- (stem of Gnathō) name of a sycophantic character in the Roman comedy Eunuchus by Terence; see -ic

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