yes-man

[ yes-man ]
/ ˈyɛsˌmæn /

noun, plural yes-men.

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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British Dictionary definitions for yes-man

yes man

noun

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