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#2: Lickspittle

Definition:

a fawning subordinate; a suck-up

About the word:

Lick plus spittle says it all: someone who licks another person's spit is pretty low indeed. Incidentally, lickspittle keeps company with bootlicker ("someone who acts obsequiously").

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July 05, 2015
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insincere or foolish talk
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