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Sycophancy is self-serving or servile flattery. It probably derives from the Latin sȳcophantia, meaning trickery, and consists of the fawning behaviour of useless two-faced self-seeking toe rag who attempts to win favour by flattering and pandering to the boss. A person who does this is known as a sycophant or more informally as ass-kisser, crawler, toady, lackey, apple polisher, boot licker, fawner, groveler, groveller, or truckler.
Sycophancy, that snotrag Malcolm wrote the book.
by AKACroatalin December 01, 2016
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Sycophancy is the fawning behaviour of a a servile self-seeking snotrag who attempts to win favour by flattering and pandering to influential people. A person who does this is known as a sycophant or more informally as ass-kisser, crawler, toady, lackey
apple polisher, bootlicker, fawner, groveler, groveller, or truckler
Malcolm has sycophancy down to a fine art
by Croatalin January 10, 2014
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Using the word sycophancy is a great way to lie about being an intelligent and educated person, even though you don't know what the whole thing means.
by teh weirdo November 16, 2004
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