[sik-uh-fant]

noun

A self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.

The cluster fuck over in Libya is largely due to Gaddafi’s sycophants, who depend on him for food and drink.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Sycophant.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sycophant. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “sycophant”, accessed October 21, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sycophant.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Sycophant. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sycophant


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