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- v. Present participle of bootlick.
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- adj. attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. attempting to win favor by flattery
- adj. attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
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I disrespectfully beg to differ with your unAmerican belief in bootlicking.
With no sense of shame at all, Golkar is now "bootlicking" Yudhoyono to ensure the vice presidential position and several Cabinet seats.
Were such exaggerated bootlicking not common practice, one might have thought this an ironic joke.
He explained:As soon as a foreigner enters a conference, dinner or party occasion, a cringe-worthy bootlicking competition ensues, targeting the foreigner.
One loves watching Bush's bootlicking cronies attacking Scott McClellan for his new book critical of Bush.
They missed it because they are too busy bootlicking ObamaCare, on their hands and knees.
Unless and until any government starts representing the people and quits allowing banks, insurance giants, ceo's and the bootlicking politicians they buy, to control policy, things will remain the same.
Shameless bootlicking and sucking up to wealth form the main characteristics of the chimp.
Mccrazy is so foul and I am no longer amazed at the bootlicking media.
Quotes from Guiliani's 2004 Bush bootlicking convention speech ought to be enough to do him in.