Meaning of “sycophantic” in the English Dictionary

"sycophantic" in British English

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sycophanticadjective

uk /ˌsɪk.əˈfæn.tɪk/ us /ˌsɪk.əˈfæn.tɪk/ formal disapproving
sycophancy
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsɪk.ə.fən.si/ us /ˈsɪk.ə.fən.si/
sycophant
noun [ C ] uk /ˈsɪk.ə.fænt/ us /ˈsɪk.ə.fænt/

The prime minister is surrounded by sycophants.

(Definition of “sycophantic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)