- a person who, regardless of actual attitude, always expresses agreement with his or her supervisor, superior, etc.; sycophant.
Origin of yes-man
First recorded in 1910–15
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- a servile, submissive, or acquiescent subordinate, assistant, or associate; sycophant
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