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The meaning of Sycophant

ˈsɪk.ə.fænt

Sycophant – definition

noun

A person who acts obsequiously towards someone important in order to gain advantage.

Usage examples:

Because he is high-ranking, he's surrounded by sycophants
noun

Someone who praises powerful or rich people in a way that is not sincere, usually in order to get some advantage from them

Usage examples:

The prime minister is surrounded by sycophants.

Sycophant translation into English

Sycophant: translate from English into Chinese

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谄媚的, 巴儿狗, 哈, 阿谀者, 拍马屁的人

Sycophant: translate from English into Dutch

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Sycophant, Pluimstrijker

Sycophant: translate from English into French

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Flagorneur

Sycophant: translate from English into German

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Schmeichler, Höfling

Sycophant: translate from English into Hindi

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चापलूस, पिट्ठू, अति अनुरोधी, चुगलखोर, नीच

Sycophant: translate from English into Italian

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Sicofante, Leccapiedi

Sycophant: translate from English into Korean

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사이코펀트

Sycophant: translate from English into Russian

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Подхалим, Лизоблюд, Льстец

Sycophant: translate from English into Spanish

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Sicofante

Word origin

mid 16th century (denoting an informer): from French sycophante, or via Latin from Greek sukophantēs ‘informer’, from sukon ‘fig’ + phainein ‘to show’, perhaps with reference to making the in

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