HyperDic: obsequious

English > 2 senses of the word obsequious:
ADJECTIVEallobsequious, bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyishattempting to win favor / favor / favor from influential people by flattery
allobsequiousattentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
obsequious > pronunciation
Soundsahbsiy'kwiyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > obsequious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningattempting to win favor / favor / favor from influential people by flattery.
Synonymsbootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish
Broaderinsincerelacking sincerity
Spanishadulador, lameculos, pelota
Catalanadulador, llepaculs, pilota
Nounsobsequiousnessabject or cringing submissiveness
English > obsequious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningattentive in an ingratiating or servile manner.
Example"obsequious shop assistants"
Broaderservilesubmissive or fawning in attitude or behavior
Spanishobsequioso
Nounsobsequiousnessabject or cringing submissiveness
Adverbsobsequiouslyin an obsequious manner

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