truckle

Primary Meanings of truckle

1.
n
a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
2.
v
try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
Full Definitions of truckle
1

n a low bed to be slid under a higher bed

Synonyms:
truckle bed, trundle, trundle bed
Type of:
bed
a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
2

v try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

Synonyms:
bootlick, fawn, kotow, kowtow, suck up, toady
Types:
court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour
seek favor by fawning or flattery
Type of:
blandish, flatter
praise somewhat dishonestly

v yield to out of weakness

Type of:
relent, soften, yield
give in, as to influence or pressure

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