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English definition of “toady”

toady

noun [C] uk   /ˈtəʊ.di/ us    /ˈtoʊ-/ disapproving
a person who praises and is artificially pleasant to people in authority, usually in order to get some advantage from them
toady
verb [I] uk   us  
She was always toadying to the boss.
(Definition of toady from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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