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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

syc•o•phantˈsɪk ə fənt, -ˌfænt, ˈsaɪ kə-(n.)

  1. a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.

Origin of sycophant:

1530–40; < L sȳcophanta < Gk sȳkophántēs informer =sŷko(n) fig +phan- (s. of phaínein to show) +-tēs agent suffix

syc′o•phant•ism(n.)

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  1. sycophantism(Noun)

    Sycophantic behaviour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sycophantism(noun)

    sycophancy

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