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noun, plural yes-men.
  1. a person who, regardless of actual attitude, always expresses agreement with his or her supervisor, superior, etc.; sycophant.
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Origin of yes-man

First recorded in 1910–15
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Related Words for yes man

flatterer, flunky, lackey, minion, pawn, puppet, stooge, sycophant, toady, underling, apple-polisher, ass-kisser, assenter, bootlicker, doormat, groveler, sheep

British Dictionary definitions for yes man

yes man

  1. a servile, submissive, or acquiescent subordinate, assistant, or associate; sycophant
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