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yes-man

Meaning: a person who always agrees with their employer

For example:

  • We need strong people who think for themselves, not yes-men or sycophants who say whatever they think their boss wants to hear.

  • Sammy's just a yes-man, so we don't even have to ask him what he thinks.

Quick Quiz:

If someone's a yes-man, they'll always say they agree with
  1. whoever they employ
  2. whoever they work for
  3. whoever they oppose

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