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lickspittle

noun lick·spit·tle \ˈlik-ˌspi-təl\

Definition of LICKSPITTLE

:  a fawning subordinate :  toady

Examples of LICKSPITTLE

  1. <a partisan news program whose host is more of a lickspittle for the White House than a serious journalist>

First Known Use of LICKSPITTLE

1825

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