Synonyms of toady in English:


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1‘a conniving little toady with an eye for the main chance’

sycophant, obsequious person, creep, crawler, fawner, flatterer, flunkey, lackey, truckler, groveller, doormat, lickspittle, kowtower, minion, hanger-on, leech, puppet, stooge, spaniel, Uriah Heep
informal bootlicker, yes-man
British vulgar slang bum-sucker, arse-licker, arse-kisser
North American vulgar slang ass-licker, ass-kisser, brown-nose, suckhole

independent, one's own master


1‘she imagined him toadying to his rich clients’

be obsequious towards, be servile towards, be sycophantic towards, grovel to, kowtow to, abase oneself to, demean oneself to, bow and scrape to, prostrate oneself to, truckle to, make up to, play up to, dance attendance on, fawn on, ingratiate oneself with, rub up the right way, curry favour with, flatter, court
informal suck up to, crawl to, creep to, be all over, lick someone's boots, fall all over, butter up, brown-nose, keep someone sweet
British vulgar slang kiss someone's arse, lick someone's arse
North American vulgar slang kiss someone's ass, lick someone's ass