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Related to lickspittles: sycophantic


A fawning underling; a toady.


(ˈlɪkˌspɪtəl) or


a flattering or servile person


(ˈlɪkˌspɪt l)

also lick′spit`,

a contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady.


[ˈlɪkspɪtl] Ncobista mf, pelotillero/a m/f
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Not content with trying to bring you to a bed of sickness, these lickspittles and pestilent old men are trying to bring me to the same.
lickspittle is only the blackmailer under another aspect, although the
Disturbing also that the Free Syrian Army should join forces with al-Qaeda lickspittles Jabhat Fateh al-Sham to do it.
Would you trust government lickspittles to be in charge of the news which criticises them and their pals?
If he has been too offbeat or soulful to achieve success as it is measured by timeservers and lickspittles, he has embodied, in political form, the Jeffersonian persuasion.
But who would take these Tory lickspittles into a coalition after what they have done?
Mr Mullin once told new MPs not to toe the party line, to speak their mind and not be lickspittles.
But mostly, thank you for making FIFA and UEFA look like the spineless lickspittles that they are.
In New York in 2013, Flux Theatre Ensemble will produce Adams's play Sans Merci, directed by Heather Cohn; and Boomerang Theatre will produce Lickspittles, Buttonholers and Damned Pernicious Go-Betweens, directed by John Hurley.
Be under no illusion, this lot and their Lib Dem lickspittles could be here for a while.
After so many years of pure parroting the 'boss' by his lickspittles, we slowly see leaders emerging as independent thinkers who raise their voices on urgent and important matters and we applaud them.
Would that be the integrity of an institution that, in many people's eyes, is both morally and financially bankrupt, organised by bumbling lickspittles, staffed by cash-greedy sex addicts and diamond-studded young offenders, and only interested in flogging branded duvet covers to a billion Chinese?