Sycophant in a sentence

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Sycophant - Definition


»  a person who tries to get what they want by excessively praising or complimenting someone in order to make them feel attractive or important


Use Sycophant in a sentence


  • Because she always kisses up to the teacher, Janice is considered the sycophant in first period.

  • My sister is a shallow sycophant who will flatter anyone for a free designer handbag.

  • While it helps to be a sycophant if you want to excel in politics, you can also go far simply by being straightforward with people.

  • The rapper’s assistant was a sycophant who offered his boss compliments at every turn.

  • Because the sycophant really wanted a good grade in his Social Studies class, he gave his teacher an expensive Christmas present.



  • Jason felt the only way he could get a promotion at work was to act like a sycophant and become our supervisor’s biggest fan.

  • Although you are definitely not a sycophant, you do tend to pay a lot of compliments to people in authority.

  • My greedy brother is a sycophant who will admire anything as long as he gets something for his time.

  • When he learned his candidate was predicted to lose the election, the sycophant quickly switched his favor to the predicted campaign winner.

  • Everyone knows a sycophant is nothing but a “yes” man or a “yes” woman.


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Sycophant Synonyms


suck-up, flatterer, bootlicker, ass-kisser (slang)


Sycophant Antonyms


none


Related Forms


sycophantic (adjective), sycophantical (adjective), sycophantically (adverb)


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