Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

yes-man

[yes-man]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural yes-men.
  1. a person who, regardless of actual attitude, always expresses agreement with his or her supervisor, superior, etc.; sycophant.

Origin of yes-man

First recorded in 1910–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for yes-man

Historical Examples

  • He never liked to say yes for fear of being tagged a yes-man.

    Jimsy and the Monsters

    Walt Sheldon