noun, plural toad·ies.
verb (used with object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
verb (used without object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM toadytoad·y·ish, adjectivetoad·y·ism, nounun·toad·y·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for toady
Prominent among them were Bull and his toadying little friend, Baby Edwards.
Bull Harris smiled benignly upon his toadying echo, while the rest of the gang nodded approvingly.
The toadying beast is even trying to curry favour by saying that your copyhold is for life only, and that your fine is uncertain.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century|Richard Henry Tawney
The biggest thing I've had against him was not his knifing me but his apparent toadying to the rich and influential.Red Pepper's Patients|Grace S. Richmond
Snobbism is not confined to the toadying of the rich, but is quite as often displayed in the toadying of the poor.Character|Samuel Smiles