Definition of Timeserver

1. Noun. One who conforms to current ways and opinions for personal advantage.

Generic synonyms: Opportunist, Self-seeker



Definition of Timeserver

1. n. One who adapts his opinions and manners to the times; one who obsequiously compiles with the ruling power; -- now used only in a bad sense.

Definition of Timeserver

1. Noun. A person who conforms to current opinions, especially for reasons of personal advantage; an opportunist. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A device, node or program that distributes the correct time to clients in a network. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timeserver

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timeserver

timeproof
timer
timers
times
times out of mind
times sign
times table
timesaver
timesavers
timesaving
timescale
timescales
timescape
timescapes
timesed
timeserver (current term)
timeservers
timeserving
timeservings
timeses
timeshare
timeshares
timesharing
timesheet
timesheets
timeshifting
timesing
timesis
timeslice
timeslices

Literary usage of Timeserver

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1. The Essence and the Ethics of Politics: Individual Messages to the Public by Silas Arthur Cook (1915)
"I. THE PASSING OF THE timeserver AND THE NEW APPRECIATION OF MORAL VALUES The day of the timeserver is not now. The demand of the hour is for an anchorage ..."

2. Worcester by Isaac Gregory Smith, Phipps Onslow (1883)
"Wulfstan was no timeserver. A timeserver is one, who betrays his principles for selfish ends. A true patriot strives only for what he believes to be the ..."

3. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"Nut less 'an five hunderd thousand o' the mem'rable number o' the timeserver hed bin told off across the tables; bud just at this ..."

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