bootlicker


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boot·lick

 (bo͞ot′lĭk′)
tr. & intr.v. boot·licked, boot·lick·ing, boot·licks
To behave like a sycophant toward (someone) or behave like a sycophant. See Synonyms at fawn1.

boot′lick′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bootlicker - someone who humbles himself as a sign of respectbootlicker - someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
crawler, sycophant, toady, lackey - a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
Translations
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bootlicker

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It implies the person is a bully, a bootlicker, a professional tattler--the sort of person who shuts down unauthorized lemonade stands run by kids.
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Cruz got a taste of the opposition several minutes into his appearance at the Resurgent Gathering, when a protester interrupted with a sign reading, "Russian Bootlicker," called Cruz a coward and used an expletive to denounce the crowd before breaking out in chants of "Beto!" Speaking afterward, Cruz wasted little time turning the incident into a rallying point for the fall.
I should be happy and content but one of my colleagues, who is not as good a worker as I am, gets more recognition and a higher salary than I do merely because he is a bootlicker yet we hold the same position.
People like Angui Diing Diing, a close relative to the governor and a guy known for his notoriety of gossip and backbiting has proven to be a certified bootlicker who will never wink when he is on a mission of tittle-tattle.
As Monti now struggles to stem Italy's nosebleed from Spain's bailout, he is under mounting suspicions, among some Italians, that he is a bootlicker to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Clarke Cooper, who pilloried HRC as a bootlicker for the White House for endorsing Obama 18 months prior to the November election, called Griffin a maverick "who knows achieving victory will require advocacy and champions on both sides of the aisle." Private concerns that the board's pick was yet another white gay man and thus not a remedy for the group's reputation of lacking diversity were largely soft-pedaled.
Earlier this season Tevez called Neville "a big mouth and a bootlicker and a moron" and that's clearly out of order - the first 'and' is totally unnecessary.