sycophancy

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noun sy·co·phan·cy \ˈsi-kə-fən(t)-sē also ˈsī- & -ˌfan(t)-sē\

Definition of sycophancy

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

1637

First Known Use of sycophancy

1637


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