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Definition 1: a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for toady in the sense of this definition

(toady is a kind of ...) a person who uses flattery

(... is a kind of toady ) someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect

(... is a kind of toady ) a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior

Definition 2: try to gain favor by cringing or flattering - [verb of communication]

Samples where toady or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He is always kowtowing to his boss

Synonyms for toady in the sense of this definition

(toady is a kind of ...) praise somewhat dishonestly

(... is a kind of toady ) seek favor by fawning or flattery

"This employee is currying favor with his superordinates"

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