Meaning of “lick sb's boots” in the English Dictionary

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"lick sb's boots" in British English

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lick sb's boots

offensive lick sb's arse/ass informal

to try very hard to please someone in authority, usually in order to get an advantage:

He needn't expect me to go licking his boots!

(Definition of “lick sb's boots” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)