noun, plural toad·ies.
verb (used with object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
verb (used without object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
- toast rack,
- toaster oven
Origin of toady
Examples from the Web for toady
It bored him, and he was no toady to waste his time fawning upon possible patrons.
Sir Toady did not mention that without Mrs. Donnan he would have been a very sorrowful investor indeed.Sweethearts at Home|S. R. Crockett
But by the next day, or the day following, toady would be back at the foot of the bulkhead stairs again.When Life Was Young|C. A. Stephens
Toady Lion always preferred to sleep in the most curious positions.
And so, easing the noose gradually, Toady Lion slipped it over Donald's head and he was free.
noun plural toadies
verb toadies, toadying or toadied
Word Origin for toady
"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.