time·​serv·​er ˈtīm-ˌsər-vər How to pronounce timeserver (audio)
: a person whose behavior is adjusted to the pattern of the times or to please superiors : temporizer

Examples of timeserver in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of timeserver was in 1584

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“Timeserver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timeserver. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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