Definition of bootlick
: to try to gain favor with through a servile or obsequious manner
: to act obsequiously
Examples of bootlick
<the kind of office in which people feel they have to bootlick in order to get ahead>
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Rhymes with bootlick
airsick, big stick, bluetick, boychick, brainsick, broomstick, carsick, Chadwick, chick flick, chopstick, cowlick, crabstick, dabchick, deer tick, detick, dik-dik, dipstick, dog tick, drop-kick, drumstick, ear pick, firebrick, fish stick, flagstick, Fosdick, free kick, frog kick, goal kick, goldbrick, greensick, handpick, hat trick, hayrick, heartsick, homesick, ice pick, joss stick, joystick, lipstick, lovesick, matchstick, muzhik, nightstick, nitpick, nonstick, nutpick, odd trick, oil slick, Old Nick, outslick, peacenik, pigstick, pinprick, placekick, Prestwick, quick kick, redbrick, Renwick, rubric, salt lick, seasick, self-stick, shashlik, sidekick, slapstick, squib kick, Tajik, toothpick, topkick, unpick, unstick, uptick, wood tick, yardstick
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