from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A toady.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant or flatterer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant; a flatterer; a toady.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A mountebank's boy who ate, or pretended to eat, toads (supposed to be poison-ous), in order to give his master an opportunity to show his skill in expelling poison.
- A fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant; a toady.
So you may guess that the matter on which he had sent for me was one of the gravest national import - Prince Albert, our saintly Bertie the Beauty, wanted a new aide-de-camp, or equerry, or toadeater-extraordinary, and nothing would do but our new Commander must set all else aside to see the thing was done properly.
She was a toadeater here, too, seeking to curry favour with M.P. as with the rest, by fawning on her, in a way for which she could afterwards have hit herself.
The temptation to lay hands on the cringing little toadeater grew too strong for me, and I picked him up by the scruff of the collar, -- he was all skin and bones, -- and spun him round like a corpse upon a gibbet, while he cried mercy in a voice to wake the dead.
The captain was a rake and a bully and a toadeater, of course, with a loud and profane tongue, and he had had a bottle too many in the duke's travelling-coach.
For in the achievements of the table, what toadeater besides can be compared with them?
Nor let be supposed that he was in any way a toadeater.
At five she had to attend her colleague, Madame Schwellenberg, a hateful old toadeater, as illiterate as a chambermaid, as proud as a whole German Chapter, rude, peevish, unable to bear solitude, unable to conduct herself with common decency in society.
When they came, he presented them to a lady, dressed foreign, as a princess of the house of 'Brandenburg: she had a toadeater, and there was another man, who gave himself for a count.
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