Part of speech:
attempting to win favor by flattery
To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission, as formerly done in China.
To be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.
To be a toady (to); flatter
To be nice to someone or apologize in the hope of securing something.
Flatter is defined as to praise or compliment.
To behave in a servile way; fawn.
Find another word for bootlicking. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bootlicking, like: fawning, sycophantic, toadyish, obsequious, kowtowing, truckling, toadying, grovelling, flattering, cringing and slavering.