Main definitions of kiss ass in English

: kiss ass1kiss ass2

kiss ass1

phrase

North American
vulgar slang
  • Behave in an obsequious or sycophantic way.

    be obsequious to, be sycophantic to, be servile to, curry favour with, pay court to, play up to, crawl to, creep to, ingratiate oneself with, dance attendance on, fall over oneself for, kowtow to, toady to, truckle to, bow and scrape before, grovel before, cringe before, abase oneself before
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Main definitions of kiss ass in English

: kiss ass1kiss ass2

kiss ass2

phrase

North American
vulgar slang
  • Behave in an obsequious or sycophantic way.

Pronunciation

kiss ass

/ˈkɪs ˌas/