Origin of sycophant
Related formssyc·o·phan·tic, syc·o·phan·ti·cal, syc·o·phant·ish, adjectivesyc·o·phan·ti·cal·ly, syc·o·phant·ish·ly, adverbsyc·o·phant·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for sycophant
However reactionary a sycophant to rich people and slasher of programs for others he might be, he is the governor.
How can he be honoured when he is a sycophant ducking to the giddy opinion of a reckless public?
And I would rather a thousand times be a free soul in jail than a sycophant or coward on the streets.The Debs Decision|Scott Nearing
The sycophant and the self-seeker bow before quite other idols than of old.Historical and Political Essays|William Edward Hartpole Lecky