yes-man

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Definition of yes-man

: 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

First Known Use of yes-man

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yes-man was in 1912

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“Yes-man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yes-man. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of yes-man

disapproving : 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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