lick someone's boots

Definition of lick someone's boots

informal + disapproving

  1. :  to treat someone powerful with too much respect in order to get approval He's just the assistant to the manager, there's no need to lick his boots.

Word by Word Definitions

lickplay
  1. :  to draw the tongue over

    :  to flicker over like a tongue

    :  to take into the mouth with the tongue :  lap

  1. :  an act or instance of licking

    :  a small amount :  bit

    :  a hasty careless effort

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

bootsplay
  1. :  a servant who shines shoes especially in a hotel


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