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lickspittle

noun

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a person who flatters another in order to get ahead
  • a partisan news program whose host is more of a lickspittle for the White House than a serious journalist

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The first known use of lickspittle was in 1825

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“Lickspittle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lickspittle. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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