yes–man

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noun \ˈyes-ˌman\

Definition of yes–man

  1. :  a person who agrees with everything that is said; especially :  one who endorses or supports without criticism every opinion or proposal of an associate or superior

1912

First Known Use of yes–man

1912


YES–MAN Defined for English Language Learners

yes–man

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noun \ˈyes-ˌman\

Definition of yes–man for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who agrees with everything that someone says : a person who supports the opinions or ideas of someone else in order to earn that person's approval

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