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Definition of toady verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] toady (to somebody) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they toady
he / she / it toadies
past simple toadied
-ing form toadying
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to treat someone more important with special kindness or respect in order to gain their favor or help I'm not prepared to toady to him just to save my job.
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