[ 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.
Words nearby timeserver
OTHER WORDS FROM timeservertime·serv·ing, adjective, nountime·serv·ing·ness, noun
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Examples 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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