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kiss-up

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb phrase kiss up.

NounEdit

kiss-up (plural kiss-ups)

  1. (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.

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