Toady Definition

tōdē
toadied, toadies, toadying
noun
toadies
A servile flatterer; sycophant, esp. one who does distasteful or unprincipled things in order to gain favor.
Webster's New World
A person who flatters or defers to others for self-serving reasons; a sycophant.
American Heritage
(archaic) A coarse, rustic woman.
Wiktionary
verb
toadied, toadies, toadying
To be a toady to or behave like a toady.
American Heritage
To be a toady (to); flatter.
Webster's New World

(intransitive, construed with to) To behave like a toady (to someone).

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Toady

Noun

Singular:
toady
Plural:
toadies

Origin of Toady

  • Shortened from toadeater.

    From Wiktionary

  • From toad

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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