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See definition of toadyism on Dictionary.com
  • as inflattery
  • as insycophancy

synonyms for toadyism

  • adulation
  • applause
  • approbation
  • blandishment
  • blarney
  • cajolery
  • commendation
  • encomium
  • eulogy
  • eyewash
  • flummery
  • fulsomeness
  • gallantry
  • hokum
  • ingratiation
  • jive
  • mush
  • obsequiousness
  • palaver
  • plaudits
  • puffery
  • snow
  • stroking
  • sycophancy
  • tribute
  • unctuousness
  • bootlicking
  • fawning
  • flattering
  • honeyed words
  • laud
  • pretty speech
  • snow job
  • soft words
  • soft-soap
  • sweet-talk

antonyms for toadyism

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  • blame
  • criticism
  • belittlement
  • castigation
  • condemnation
  • denunciation
  • insult
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    How to use toadyism in a sentence

    "We've stopped toadyism in the House," said Stover virtuously.
    THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
    Janetta's unselfish admiration for her friend was as simple as it was true, and it was never alloyed by envy or toadyism.
    A TRUE FRIENDADELINE SERGEANT
    His occasional smile ran through all the gamut of grins, from the smirk of conceit to the simper of toadyism.
    THE ARMY MULE AND OTHER WAR SKETCHESHENRY A. CASTLE
    They are taught to toady to those above, and to expect toadyism from those below them.
    NOT GUILTYROBERT BLATCHFORD
    Following her came her companion, Miss Strint, who had carried self-suppression and toadyism to the point of inspiration.
    ADVENTURES OF BINDLEHERBERT GEORGE JENKINS
    It is a species of toadyism that is invariably omitted from textbooks on the sublime art of sycophancy.
    WANTED: A COOKALAN DALE
    He always hated affectation and toadyism and liked sincerity and simplicity.
    THE LIFE OF KING EDWARD VIIJ. CASTELL HOPKINS
    This is a very happy illustration of vehicular toadyism, or of so-called "form," which is simian, rather than sensible.
    RIDING AND DRIVINGEDWARD L. ANDERSON
    Mere contempt for toadyism and flunkeyism was not at all times the prevailing motive with him which he supposed it to be.
    THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL. I-III, COMPLETEJOHN FORSTER
    One of the most pitiful cases of toadyism known to me was witnessed that very day in the foot-ball field.
    A HOLIDAY IN BED AND OTHER SKETCHESJ. M. BARRIE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO TOADYISM

    • adulation
    • applause
    • approbation
    • blandishment
    • blarney
    • bootlicking
    • cajolery
    • commendation
    • encomium
    • eulogy
    • eyewash
    • fawning
    • flattering
    • flummery
    • fulsomeness
    • gallantry
    • hokum
    • honeyed words
    • ingratiation
    • jive
    • laud
    • mush
    • obsequiousness
    • palaver
    • plaudits
    • pretty speech
    • puffery
    • snow
    • snow job
    • soft words
    • soft-soap
    • stroking
    • sweet-talk
    • sycophancy
    • toadyism
    • tribute
    • unctuousness
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.