kiss someone's ass

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To flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion to gain their favor

Etymology:

  • Said because the ass is considered vulgar and being willing to kiss another's is considered a sign of submission and patronage.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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    Karen
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