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butter up

verb

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to praise too much
  • a flunky who shamelessly butters up the boss

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The first known use of butter up was in 1819

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“Butter up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/butter%20up. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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