Definitions for timeserverˈtaɪmˌsɜr vər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

time•serv•erˈtaɪmˌsɜr vər(n.)

  1. a person whose conduct is shaped to conform to the opinions of the time or of persons in power, esp. for self-serving ends.

Origin of timeserver:


time′serv`ing(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. timeserver(noun)

    one who conforms to current ways and opinions for personal advantage


  1. timeserver(Noun)

    A person who conforms to current opinions, especially for reasons of personal advantage; an opportunist.

  2. timeserver(Noun)

    A device, node or program that distributes the correct time to clients in a network.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timeserver(noun)

    one who adapts his opinions and manners to the times; one who obsequiously compiles with the ruling power; -- now used only in a bad sense


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