ass-licking


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ass-licking

1. noun, rude slang Abject subservience, flattery, or fawning, especially as a means of seeking attention, support, or approval. Enough with the ass-licking—just tell me what you really think. I know you're not doing well in math this year, but ass-licking isn't going to magically get you a good grade!
2. adjective, vulgar slang Displaying or indicating such abject subservience, flattery, or fawning. He surrounds himself with ass-licking cronies to make himself feel important. Look at all the ass-licking messages on the boss's birthday card.

ass-licking

verb
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"At least we elected our ass-licking P.M.," barks Martin, whom Bonneville, in a welcome return to the stage from films ("Iris"), plays with more shading than such a remark might suggest.
And David Mellor again walks off with the coveted Most Clubbable Parasite Award."Supporters will need to get real as the harsh realities the game faces become ever more apparent," wrote the free-loading, ass-licking, opera-loving, multi-millionaire turncoat who knows so little about life outside SW1 he thinks Admission Fee is an Ivory Cost striker.
All that money, all those donations, all that ass-licking to the Socialist Climbers in New Labour, not to mention those champagne parties at No.10 when you had to suck up to the likes of Robin Cook and Derry Irving.
In fact the interpolation of elements of the real into the film has a kind of ass-licking ingratitude about it.
'This is plain and simple ass-licking on Salo's part,' Roque said.
Because most of the members of this Congress, having shown their true colors right after the elections, started ass-licking Mr.