[ 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.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of yes-man
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby yes-man
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Example sentences from the Web for yes-man
He never liked to say yes for fear of being tagged a yes-man.Jimsy and the Monsters|Walt Sheldon