ass-kissing

ass-kissing

and ass-licking
1. n. the act of fawning over and flattering people. (Rude and derogatory.) After his show of ass-kissing, Fred thought the judge would let him off with a light fine.
2. n. pertaining to the act of fawning over and flattering people. (Rude and derogatory.) Shut your ass-licking mouth and start talking straight, or I’m gonna bust you one. Get your ass-kissing butt out of here!
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It is not difficult to see how these two structural failings in the officer corps morally emasculate our officers and all too often turn them, as they rise in rank and near the magic 20 years, into ass-kissing conformists.
As far as ass-kissing sessions go, Our Queen was a fairly inoffensive way to spend a Sunday evening.
No last-gasp ass-kissing from the likes of Dave Cameron and Wills was going to swing it away from them, it was a decision made months ago.
Or you can find that once you've got it, it's not the ass-kissing ego boost you thought it would be.
The image of an Armageddon-like dissent between these men and the military at large is further enunciated by the Inter-Press Service, which reports that, "Fallon told Petraeus [in March] that he considered him to be 'an ass-kissing little chickenshit' and added, 'I hate people like that'.
Citing "Pentagon sources familiar with reports of the meeting", Porter said Fallon had told Petraeus he considered him to be "an ass-kissing little chickenshit" and added, "I hate people like that".
In an interview following her decision to quit (or be fired, as she insists) from ANTM, she proudly claimed: "I'd rather be an honest bitch, than some ass-kissing, sugarcoating, namby-pamby motherf***er.
Richard Brooks was the director, an ex-marine, tough, shouted at everybody, was insulting, but he was all ass-kissing with Bette, and she picked up on this immediately.
I know everyone says things like this (foul ass-kissing moves to get a high five and a free sweatshirt from cool-skate-shop X in big-time-skate-city Y), but in the case of Barcelona, it's true.
You're Too Kind is a learned and lucid examination of ass-kissing over the ages, and k will be a rare modern reader who does not at some point cringe with self-recognition.
Al Gore's newfound storytelling skills are impressive, allowing him even to turn his mediocre academic record and collegiate pot smoking into a plus (as the Post put it, such revelations "subvert" the notion that he was always an ass-kissing grind).
The Broadcasting Authority later ruled the apology was unnecessary as it was a legitimate news story so the old ass-kissing habit has not been fully broken.
It's been fun but daunting - there's no ass-kissing in the comic book world.
I feel no remorse for Ronnie and Nancy, for our voices will rise up over the media ass-kissing that has been paraded to the world regarding the death of one of the worst human beings ever to grace the earth.
I'd rather be an honest bitch than some ass-kissing, sugar-coated, namby-pamby, wiping-ass motherf***," says Jan.