kowtow

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Definitions for kowtow

  • verb - try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
  • verb - bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
  • noun - a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
  • Synonyms for kowtow

    truckle scrape bootlick genuflect fawn kotow toady suck up

    Antonyms for kowtow

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    Hyponyms for kowtow

    court favor court favour curry favor curry favour

    Hypernyms for kowtow

    bowing obeisance bow flatter blandish

    Meronyms for kowtow

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    Sounds like kowtow

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