缩写自 toad-eater,吃蟾蜍者。来自中世纪江湖医生在展示祖传的灵丹妙药时，会让自己的小 跟班生吃蟾蜍，然后假装中毒，再吃下江湖医生的灵丹妙药好过来。后引申该词义。
- toady (n.)
- "servile parasite," 1826, apparently shortened from toad-eater "fawning flatterer" (1742), originally (1620s) "the assistant of a charlatan," who ate a toad (believed to be poisonous) to enable his master to display his skill in expelling the poison. The verb is recorded from 1827. Related: Toadied; toadying.
- 1. He flung it in my teeth that I was a toady.
- 2. Arrogance has no defense against a toady.
- 3. " Oh , hello, Mr. Lee. How are you toady? "
- 哦, 喂, 李先生, 你今天好 吗 ?
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- 4. An invention may be new toady, but in a few years, it may be outdated.
- 一项发明今天可能新颖, 过几年可能就会过时.
- 5. Toady, the Indian and Chinese have their big communities there.
- 时至今日, 这里的印度人和华人已拥有较大的社群.
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