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Synonyms for sycophant
ˈsɪk ə fənt, -ˌfænt, ˈsaɪ kə-syco·phant

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Wiktionary2.5 / 4 votes

  1. sycophantnoun

    One who uses compliments to gain self-serving favor or advantage from another.

    flunky, lackey, parasite

  2. sycophantnoun

    One who seeks to gain through the powerful and influential.

    lackey, flunky, parasite

  3. sycophantnoun

    ass-kisser, brown noser, suck up, yes man

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.7 / 3 votes

  1. sycophant

    parasite, flatterer, toady, lick-spittle, hanger-on, flatterer

Princeton's WordNet3.1 / 11 votes

  1. sycophant, toady, crawler, lackey, ass-kissernoun

    a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage

    flunkey, crawler, ass-kisser, earthworm, nightcrawler, creeper, red worm, fishing worm, flunky, lackey, nightwalker, angleworm, fishworm, wiggler, toady, dew worm

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.5 / 2 votes

  1. sycophantnoun

    parasite, fawner, toady, wheedler, flunkey, spaniel, lick-spittle, pick-thank, toad-eater, time-server, hanger-on, mean flatterer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sycophantnoun

    fawner, toady, flunky, lickspittle

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