What does sycophancy mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sycophancy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sycophancy(noun)

    fawning obsequiousness


  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

  4. Origin: [Cf. L. sycophantia deceit, Gr. false accusation.]


  1. Sycophancy

    Sycophancy is obsequious flattery.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sycophancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sycophancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. budhpal singh:

    Sycophancy can be seen by blinds and heard by deafs

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The biggest problem with the education system is that it does not teach sycophancy, which is invariably required to grow in a private company and that's the main disconnect between an organization and an institution.

Images & Illustrations of sycophancy

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