Definitions for timeserverˈtaɪmˌsɜr vər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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:
one who conforms to current ways and opinions for personal advantage
A person who conforms to current opinions, especially for reasons of personal advantage; an opportunist.
A device, node or program that distributes the correct time to clients in a network.
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