Sycophant – A person who praises people in authority just to get some advantage
Sick of this infant (sycophant): they were fed up of having to pretend to honour and praise the child.
Examples of sycophant in a sentence
Because she always kisses up to the teacher, Janice is considered the sycophant.
My sister is a shallow sycophant who will flatter anyone for a free designer handbag.
The rapper’s assistant was a sycophant who offered his boss compliments at every turn.