from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To behave toward in a servile or obsequious manner.
- intransitive v. To behave in a servile or obsequious manner. See Synonyms at fawn1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior.
- v. To engage in fawning, servile behavior.
- n. A toady or sycophant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A toady; a bootlicker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mean, cringing person; a toady.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
boot + lick (Wiktionary)