bootlicking

Definitions of bootlicking
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adj attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

Synonyms:
fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish
insincere
lacking sincerity

adj attempting to win favor by flattery

Synonyms:
fawning, sycophantic, toadyish
servile
submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior

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