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Definition of Sycophant


  1. An informer; a talebearer.
  2. A base parasite; a mean or servile flatterer; especially, a flatterer of princes and great men.
  3. To inform against; hence, to calumniate.
  4. To play the sycophant toward; to flatter obsequiously.
  5. To play the sycophant.

Sycophant Translations

sycophant in Latin is assentator
sycophant in Spanish is sicofante
sycophant in Swedish is smickrare