She goes for every new girl, and toadies till she's got all she can, or grows tired of it.
After a time these "toadies" were disappointed in the daughter of the "sugar king."
He made an incident of this, and looked round the table for sympathy, and obtained it, especially from such as were toadies.
Mr. Parasyte, still dripping from his bath, embarked with his toadies.
I don't think any of us do much, except Opal, who toadies to her most fearfully.
"But I'll mash him, see if I don't," he said to his toadies.
Sister says she toadies fearfully, and she flirted like a silly at the games, and at the drill.
He was as open to flattery as a school-girl who distributes the contents of her hamper among a circle of toadies.
One or two toadies sidled up and professed a sympathy which was more offensive than the badinage.
Presently we followed, leaving the pack of toadies in sad disappointment below.
"servile parasite," 1826, apparently shortened from toad-eater "fawning flatterer" (1742), originally referring to the assistant of a charlatan, who ate a toad (believed to be poisonous) to enable his master to display his skill in expelling the poison (1620s). The verb is recorded from 1827. Related: Toadied; toadying.