lickspittle

[ lik-spit-l ]
/ ˈlɪkˌspɪt l /

noun

a contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady.
Also Archaic, lick·spit [lik-spit] /ˈlɪkˌspɪt/.

Origin of lickspittle

First recorded in 1620–30; lick + spittle
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British Dictionary definitions for lick-spit

lickspittle

/ (ˈlɪkˌspɪtəl) /

noun

a flattering or servile person
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