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- n. A sycophant, a yes-man.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who strives to put another under obligation; an officious person; hence, a flatterer. Used also adjectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who picks a thank (see under pick, v.); an officious fellow who does what he is not asked to do, for the sake of gaining favor; a parasite; a flatterer; a toady; also, a talebearer; a busybody. Also used adjectively.
- To obtain by the methods of a pickthank.
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