A person who flatters or defers to others for self-serving reasons; a sycophant.
To curry favor with in an obsequious manner; fawn on.
A liveried manservant
The definition of a lackey is a person who does your dirty work, or who does whatever you ask.
Alternative spelling of yes man.
A person who uses flattery to get something or to win favor
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Find another word for apple-polisher. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for apple-polisher, like: flatterer, toady, flunkey, sycophant, ass-kisser, bootlicker, brownnose, fawner, flunky, groveler and lackey.