kiss-up (plural kiss-ups)
- (colloquial) One who flatters a supervisor, or superior, in order to get special attention
- Joe got that promotion because he was a kiss-up, not because he knew the job.
kiss-up (third-person singular simple present kisses-up, present participle kissing-up, simple past and past participle kissed-up)
- Form of kiss up: to pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.
- Yes, I watched Joe kissing-up to that fat-ass and was very annoyed when he got my promotion!
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 15:08