Definition of "sycophantic" [syc•o•phan•tic]

  • Given to obsequious flattery. (adjective)

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Use "sycophantic" in a sentence
  • "Actually, the corporate media were sycophantic from the beginning, then, like now, stenographers to power, often irrelevant, mocking and diversionary with occasional luminous points of brilliance."
  • "Cambria‚Äôs publisher said today: This is the typical sort of impudent response from a breed of London-centric politicians who fall over themselves in sycophantic frenzy to kow-tow to the British establishment whenever and wherever possible."
  • "According to Dershowitz, Lifton and Siegman were "sycophantic" in their Warsaw meeting with Glemp, thereby giving the cardinal a reason not to apologize for controversial remarks made four months earlier."