kiss someone's arse

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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.

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“Kiss someone's arse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kiss%20someone%27s%20arse. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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