Definition of bootlick in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbutˌlɪk/

transitive verb

[with object]informal
  • Behave obsequiously towards (someone) in order to gain favor.

    • ‘several senior party officials stampeded to bootlick her’
    • ‘all who know me well know that I do not bootlick anyone’
    • ‘she has bootlicked like never before in an attempt to sway representatives in the House to her side’