sycophancy


sy·co·phan·cy

noun \ˈsi-kə-fən(t)-sē also ˈsī- & -ˌfan(t)-sē\

Definition of SYCOPHANCY

:  obsequious flattery; also :  the character or behavior of a sycophant

First Known Use of SYCOPHANCY

1637

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