Court"ier (k?rt"y?r), n. [From Court.]
One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court.
You know I am no courtier, nor versed in state affairs.
This courtier got a frigate, and that a company.
One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters.
There was not among all our princes a greater courtier of the people than Richard III.
© Webster 1913.