Definitions

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  • n. A sycophant; a fawner; a toady.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sycophant; a fawner; a toady. Cf. bootlick.

Etymologies

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foot +‎ licker. Compare bootlick.

Examples

  • a footlicker; and by no sign did she indicate what she really was — a very unhappy girl.

    The Getting of Wisdom

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