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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

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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

    Walt Sheldon