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bootlicker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bootlicker

  1. a person who flatters another in order to get ahead she's such a bootlicker that I don't take any of her compliments seriously Synonyms apple-polisher, sycophant, brownnoser, fawner, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), lickspittle, suck-up, toadyRelated Words yes-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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