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  • noun Plural form of yesman.

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Examples

  • Both are hatchet men from out of town, hired to be "yesmen" for the oversight board and mayor.

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  • The City of Chicago, led by Mayor Daley and a vast and tumorous army of aldermen and bagmen and yesmen and opportunists and spineless, parasitic political-machine halfwits of forms never seen outside the roiling cesspool of governmental slop-trough greed, has proven itself unworthy of something as potentially delicious and fulfilling as the 2016 Olympic Games.

    One last post before I go...

  • The City of Chicago, led by Mayor Daley and a vast and tumorous army of aldermen and bagmen and yesmen and opportunists and spineless, parasitic political-machine halfwits of forms never seen outside the roiling cesspool of governmental slop-trough greed, has proven itself unworthy of something as potentially delicious and fulfilling as the 2016 Olympic Games.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • A voice of doubt is needed in a world of safely treading yesmen and yeswomen from time to time.

    Sowing wild oats and plowing the fields

  • A voice of doubt is needed in a world of safely treading yesmen and yeswomen from time to time.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • He will grow distrustful of the whites and will surround himself with the blacks and other yesmen with whom he identifies himself.

    Looking back at Obama the narcissist

  • Abandon the generals and the corporate yesmen and become the commander in chief!

    Obama Rejects all Four Afghanistan Plans

  • Abandon the generals and the corporate yesmen and become the commander in chief!

    Obama Rejects all Four Afghanistan Plans

  • Each word in the Etruscan language has a story of botched translations that nonetheless, no matter how obviously incorrect, continue to get published and accepted by a world of blind yesmen.

    Pava and the 'boy' hoax

  • There exists a “celebrity syndrome” in which media stars become so used to being surrounded by yesmen and other fawning acolytes, so that when they come across those who treat them not as icons to be worshipped but as normal people, they find it difficult to handle.

    Posh & Becks

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