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bootlick

boot·lick

bootlick

 
pronunciation:
but lIk
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: bootlicked, bootlicking, bootlicks
definition: to seek favor by abasing oneself to (someone); toady.
similar words:
grovel
derivation: bootlicker (n.)