the practice or an instance of attempting to curry favor by the excessive use of compliments, praise, or the like.
- ass-kisser, noun
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How to use ass-kissing in a sentence
Hard to tell if The Boss is for, or against, this transatlantic ass-kissing--but we do know he has a thing for red heads.
But then you also get the manic displays of public ass-kissing, which are delightful as well.