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Definition of sycophantic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sycophantic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk//
 
(formal, disapproving)
 
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praising important or powerful people too much and in a way that is not sincere, especially in order to get something from them a sycophantic review