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Sycophantic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

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  • Bryant Gumbel Lambastes ‘Terribly Sycophantic’ Sports Journalism, Talks Gay Athletes
    Bryant Gumbel took aim at sports journalism in general during a panel for HBO’s “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel” at the Television Critics Association on Thursday, slamming much of sports coverage as “terribly sycophantic.” Read more on this news related to 'Sycophantic'
  • Bryant Gumbel On Sports Journalism: “Terribly Sycophantic” – TCA
    A very candid Bryant Gumbel marked his first return to TCA in 19 years Thursday criticizing a number of issues facing sports, from the media’s lack of objectivity to underpaid NCAA players. Critics in the room sprung to Gumbel’s frankness, lobbing him with questions left and right. Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel first premiered in April 1995 and the show has s Read more on this news related to 'Sycophantic'
  • Western leaders have killed millions
    The rank hypocrisy of western leaders and their sycophantic media hounds is stomach churning. Read more on this news related to 'Sycophantic'

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