(Intransitive) To engage in fawning, servile behavior.
To fawn means to pay extra attention to something in an overly affectionate way.
The definition of kowtow is to be submissive or subservient to someone, or to kneel and touch the ground with your forehead as an act of worship.
To slobber; drool.
To be a toady to or behave like a toady.
To curry favor with in an obsequious manner; fawn on.
To come to understand. Often used with to or onto :
Across the edge, brink, or brim:
Find another word for apple-polish. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for apple-polish, like: bootlick, cringe, fawn, grovel, kowtow, slaver, toady, truckle, brownnose, cotton and suck up.