- 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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Historical Examples of yes-man
He never liked to say yes for fear of being tagged a yes-man.Jimsy and the Monsters