Friday, August 12, 2005

word of the day

sycophant.

Main Entry: sy·co·phant
Pronunciation: -f&nt also -"fant
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin sycophanta slanderer, swindler, from Greek sykophantEs slanderer, from sykon fig + phainein to show -- more at FANCY
: a servile self-seeking flatterer
synonym see PARASITE


Seems like peeps fitting this description have been awfully prevalent in my life of late. Not you, of course... :)

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