Toad·y n.; pl. Toadies
1. A mean flatterer; a toadeater; a sycophant.
Before I had been standing at the window five minutes, they somehow conveyed to me that they were all toadies and humbugs. --Dickens.
2. A coarse, rustic woman. [R.]
Toad·y v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toadied p. pr. & vb. n. Toadying.] To fawn upon with mean sycophancy.
n : a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a
personal advantage [syn: sycophant, crawler, lackey]
v : try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always
kowtowing to his boss" [syn: fawn, truckle, bootlick,
kowtow, kotow, suck up]