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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an attendant at the court of a sovereign;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Courtier \Court"ier\ (k[=o]rt"y[~e]r), n. [From Court.] 1. One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court. [1913 Webster] You know I am no courtier, nor versed in state affairs. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] This courtier got a frigate, and that a company. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters. [1913 Webster] There was not among all our princes a greater courtier of the people than Richard III. --Suckling. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

courtier n 1: an attendant at the court of a sovereign
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "courtier": adherent, adulator, appendage, apple-polisher, ass-licker, attendant, backscratcher, backslapper, blarneyer, bootlick, bootlicker, brown-nose, brownie, buff, cajoler, cavaliere servente, clawback, creature, cringer, dangler, dependent, disciple, dupe, fan, fawner, flatterer, flunky, follower, following, footlicker, groveler, handshaker, hanger-on, helot, henchman, homme de cour, instrument, jackal, kowtower, lackey, led captain, lickspit, lickspittle, mealymouth, minion, parasite, partisan, peon, public, puppet, pursuer, pursuivant, satellite, sectary, serf, shadow, slave, spaniel, stooge, successor, suck, supporter, sycophant, tagtail, tail, timeserver, toad, toady, tool, trainbearer, truckler, tufthunter, votary, ward heeler, wheedler, yes-man




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