kiss someone's arse

idiom

Definition of kiss someone's arse

British, informal + impolite
: to be nice to someone in order to be liked by or to get something from him or her He says he doesn't want a promotion if he has to kiss his boss's arse to get it.

Comments on kiss someone's arse

What made you want to look up kiss someone's arse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by turns or indirection

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!