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
He always hated affectation and toadyism and liked sincerity and simplicity.The Life of King Edward VII|J. Castell Hopkins
It is a species of toadyism that is invariably omitted from textbooks on the sublime art of sycophancy.Wanted: A Cook|Alan Dale
Janetta's unselfish admiration for her friend was as simple as it was true, and it was never alloyed by envy or toadyism.A True Friend|Adeline Sergeant
His occasional smile ran through all the gamut of grins, from the smirk of conceit to the simper of toadyism.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
Nor do I say this from any toadyism, nor yet from the gratitude which I must feel for her kindly favour toward myself.Ladies on Horseback|Nannie Lambert