Definition of toady:
flunky, over, creep, grovel, kowtow, cower, truckle, dew worm, nightwalker, play up, kotow, genuflect, absorb, crawler, sop up, draw, take up, crawl, cozy up, scrape, cringe, adulator, cotton up, suck, praise, soak up, flunkey, fawn, creeper, take in, courtier, nightcrawler, ass-kisser, imbibe, shine up, bootlick, earthworm, sidle up, wiggler, sycophant, fishing worm, suck up, fishworm, angleworm, apple-polisher, red worm, lackey.
He heard more than one American in the scurrying throng say to another, " English," and he felt relieved until an Englishman or two upset his confidence by brutally alluding to him as a " confounded American toady."- "The Husbands of Edith", George Barr McCutcheon.
Mr. and Mrs. Pocket had a toady neighbor; a widow lady of that highly sympathetic nature that she agreed with everybody, blessed everybody, and shed smiles and tears on everybody, according to circumstances.- "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
- "Tabitha's Vacation", Ruth Alberta Brown.