Keywords: sycophant, crawler, sychophancy, sycophantic, fawn, flatter, crawl
As a Noun
1. A person who always flatters and praises important and powerful people and who always agrees with what they say, in order to get some advantage or approval from them. Formal English = sycophant. Informal English = crawler.
2. Behaviour which is like that of a sycophant. Formal English = sycophancy.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. To flatter and praise important and powerful people and to always agree with what they say, in order to get some advantage or approval from them. English = fawn, flatter. Formal English = (be) sycophantic. Informal English = crawl.