kowtow


kowtow

verb

Definition of KOWTOW

to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior <you can try kowtowing to the boss, but he'll see right through you>
Near Antonyms despise, disdain, scorn; gibe (or jibe), jeer, scoff; brave, challenge, defy

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