[ as-kis-ing ]
/ ˈæsˌkɪs ɪŋ /

noun Slang: Vulgar.

the practice or an instance of attempting to curry favor by the excessive use of compliments, praise, or the like.


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OTHER WORDS FROM ass-kissing

ass-kiss·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020