arse-lick
Verb. To grovel, ingratiate oneself.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • arse-kisser — arse licker/kisser British & Australian, taboo! kiss/lick (someone s) arse to try too hard to please someone and to agree with everything they say, in a way which other people find unpleasant. He surrounded himself with arse lickers …   New idioms dictionary

  • lick someone's boots — ► lick someone s boots (or vulgar slang arse) be excessively obsequious towards someone. Main Entry: ↑lick …   English terms dictionary

  • lick somebody's boots — lick sb s ˈboots idiom (also taboo, slang lick sb s ˈarse) (disapproving) to show too much respect for sb in authority because you want to please t …   Useful english dictionary

  • lick (someone's) arse — kiss/lick (someone s) arse British & Australian, taboo! to try too hard to please someone and to agree with everything they say, in a way which other people find unpleasant. I m not interested in promotion if you have to lick the boss s arse to… …   New idioms dictionary

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