[ tahym-sur-ver ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌsɜr vər /
a person who shapes his or her conduct to conform to the opinions of the time or of persons in power, especially for selfish ends.
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OTHER WORDS FROM timeservertimeserving, adjective, nountime·serv·ing·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for timeserver
He scorned the ways of the demagogue and the timeserver, and believed that "men should be what they seem."
I knew none other there, save the fox face of Tarbet, called the Timeserver.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for timeserver
/ (ˈtaɪmˌsɜːvə) /
a person who compromises and changes his or her opinions, way of life, etc, to suit the current fashions
Derived forms of timeservertimeserving, adjective, noun
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