noun, plural toad·ies.
verb (used with object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
verb (used without object), toad·ied, toad·y·ing.
Related formstoad·y·ish, adjectivetoad·y·ism, nounun·toad·y·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for toadyism
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