Part of speech:
To bend the knee or touch one knee to the floor or ground, as in worship.
To manage to get by; survive
To be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.
To be a toady (to); flatter
To fawn means to pay extra attention to something in an overly affectionate way.
To lower or debase oneself:
To lie prone or crawl in a prostrate position, esp. abjectly
To cower is defined as to duck down, crouch or hide in fear.
To behave in a servile way; fawn.
A gesture of respect or reverence made chiefly by women by bending the knees with one foot forward and lowering the body.
The rower nearest the bow
Find another word for kowtows. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kowtows, like: genuflects, scrapes, truckles, toadies, fawns, stoops, kneels, grovels, cowers, slavers and cringes.