Part of speech:
To come to understand. Often used with to or onto :
To show friendliness by licking hands, wagging its tail, etc.
Kneel is defined as to rest on one or both knees.
To stoop is to bend over, or to do something that is demeaning or below your status.
To be a toady to or behave like a toady.
To slobber; drool.
To curry favor with in an obsequious manner; fawn on.
A nodding, as of the head, treetops, etc.
Across the edge, brink, or brim:
The definition of courtesy is polite behavior and the showing of proper manners or is a polite and socially proper act.
To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument:
To cringe in fear.
The definition of a bow is anything curved or bent, especially a device used for shooting arrows.
Find another word for kowtow. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kowtow, like: bootlick, grovel, truckle, obeisance, placate, cotton, dance-attendance, fawn, kneel, stoop and toady.