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Definition of "toady" [toad•y]

  • A person who flatters or defers to others for self-serving reasons; a sycophant. (noun)
  • To be a toady to or behave like a toady. See Synonyms at fawn1. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "toady" in a sentence
  • "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."