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Kowtow

Kow`tow´
n.1.The prostration made by mandarins and others to their superiors, either as homage or worship, by knocking the forehead on the ground; same as Kotow. There are degrees in the rite, the highest being expressed by three knockings.
v. i.1.To perform the kowtow. Same as Kotow
[imp. & p. p. Kowtowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Kowtowing.]
Noun1.kowtow - a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
Synonyms: kotow
Verb1.kowtow - bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
Synonyms: genuflect, scrape
2.kowtow - try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
apple-polish, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to, bending the knee, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bootlick, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, bow to, bowing and scraping, brown-nose, butter up, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, cringe to, crouch, crouch before, curtsy, dance attendance on, dipping the colors, do homage, do obeisance, duck, fall down before, fawn, flatter, genuflection, grovel, homage, inclination, kneel to, kneeling, knuckle to, lick the dust, lickspittle, make a leg, make a reverence, make obeisance, making a leg, nod, obeisance, obsequiousness, pander to, pay court to, play up to, presenting arms, prostration, reverence, salaam, salutation, salute, scrape, servility, shine up to, squat, standing at attention, submission, submissiveness, suck up to, supination, toadeat, toady, truckle, truckle to
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