Examples of lickspittle in a Sentence
a partisan news program whose host is more of a lickspittle for the White House than a serious journalist
Recent Examples of lickspittle from the Web
Luckily, devoted lickspittle Mike Pence was nearby to herd the president* back so that the latter could further eviscerate the healthcare of millions of Americans.
Lord will not be missed, either by viewers or by the network itself, which will inevitably find some other disingenuous lickspittle to fill Lord’s seat on its panel shows.
And the surrender or war over Korea that may follow will be but one part, however distressing or bloody, of the price this country will pay for a government administered by moral weaklings and lickspittles.
Later, Richmond offered one of those Washington political lickspittle apologies.
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First Known Use of lickspittle
Synonymsapple-polisher, bootlicker, brownnoser, fawner, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), sycophant, suck-up, toady
Related Wordsyes-man; apparatchik, company man; hanger-on, leech, parasite, sponge, sponger; henchman, lackey, lapdog, minion, running dog, satellite, slave, stooge; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, groveler, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; adherent, camp follower, convert, disciple, follower, me-tooer, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votary
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