Definitions for timeserving

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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:

1565–75

time′serv`ing(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving(adj)

    taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit

Wiktionary

  1. timeserving(Noun)

    A variant of time-serving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timeserving(adj)

    obsequiously complying with the spirit of the times, or the humors of those in power

  2. Timeserving(noun)

    an obsequious compliance with the spirit of the times, or the humors of those in power, which implies a surrender of one's independence, and sometimes of one's integrity

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