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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Someone who pretends to like an important person and does things for them, so that that person will help them - used to show disapproval.

Usage examples (33)
  • I always use my clients' products. This is not toady-ism, but elementary good manners.
  • Apparently Brian Kilmeade, the toady, is taking the words of Roger Ailes to heart and wants to secure his job.
  • That quote doesn’t work if the person delivering the message is a toady from the opposition.
  • I is teh pryvayte doody nurse aka toady and slave fer Teh Dawter, who is having teh yooyooal post-surgery paynes. for more
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