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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who conforms to current ways and opinions for personal advantage.

Usage examples (28)
  • Everyone knows Powell for what he is: a pothunting timeserver.
  • It would be unfair to say that Göran Kummel is a conscious timeserver.
  • I suspect your label “Vichy policeman” is code for “timeserver”.
  • He scorned the ways of the demagogue and the timeserver, and believed that "men should be what they seem." for more
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