timeserver

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noun time·serv·er \-ˌsər-vər\

Definition of timeserver

  1. :  a person whose behavior is adjusted to the pattern of the times or to please superiors :  temporizer

Examples of timeserver in a sentence

  1. a classic timeserver, she switched her position on the war the instant it began losing public support

1584

First Known Use of timeserver

1584



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