Definitions for sycophancyˈsɪk ə fən si, -ˌfæn-, ˈsaɪ kə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

syc•o•phan•cyˈsɪk ə fən si, -ˌfæn-, ˈsaɪ kə-(n.)

  1. self-seeking or servile flattery.

  2. the character or conduct of a sycophant.

Origin of sycophancy:

1615–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sycophancy(noun)

    fawning obsequiousness

Wiktionary

  1. sycophancy(Noun)

    The fawning behavior of a sycophant; servile flattery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sycophancy(noun)

    the character or characteristic of a sycophant

  2. Sycophancy(noun)

    false accusation; calumniation; talebearing

  3. Sycophancy(noun)

    obsequious flattery; servility

Freebase

  1. Sycophancy

    Sycophancy is obsequious flattery.

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