sy·​co·​phant·​ly ˈsi-kə-fənt-lē How to pronounce sycophantly (audio)
 also  ˈsī-,
: in a sycophantic manner

Word History

First Known Use

1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sycophantly was in 1672

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“Sycophantly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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