American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To behave toward in a servile or obsequious manner.
- v. To behave in a servile or obsequious manner. See Synonyms at fawn1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mean, cringing person; a toady.
- v. transitive To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior.
- v. intransitive To engage in fawning, servile behavior.
- n. US A toady or sycophant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Low, U. S. A toady; a bootlicker.
- v. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
- boot + lick (Wiktionary)
“March 20th, 2010 at 6: 54 pm tombaker says: boner knows who butters his bottom. and barney knows how to make him look like the pansy punkass bootlick he really is. suck it, righties.”
“No doubt trying for an audience with Gabriel Androctusa chance to grovel and bootlick his way into squirehood.”
“I suspect Broder is more of a Jeff Sessions kind of guy, a Bushie bootlick – but that un-ordinary man, Warner appears to have sharp disagreements with Bush – and ditto for Hagel too.”
“Isn't it amazing what people will swear to, promise, pander and bootlick in order to make it through the primaries?”
“You bootlick major warcriminals, and call it ‘history.’”
“Scowcroft is a criminal bootlick holdover from the Reagan Bush years.”
“And you've got to play politics, bootlick your boss -- all that.”
“Or a manufacturer and having to bootlick the buyers?”
“He didn't know he was just an amateur bootlick among don't you go and enjoy that free speech too much now, ya hear. ahmedinejad will jail your butt in a heartbeat, then beat the living snot out of you for fun.”
“Iceman7 wrote: novogk wrote: No surprise there, Bennet forgot to bootlick Obama when he got back from overseas this morning.”
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