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lap dog

A person who behaves in a servile manner, such as a sycophantic employee or a fawning lover.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'lap dog':

lap dogA small dog, kept as household pet, whose light weight and companionable temperament make it both suited and disposed to spend time resting in the comfort of its master's lap; a dog bred to behave in this manner.
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