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Definition of lickspittle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lickspittle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɪkspɪtl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪkspɪtl//
 
(old-fashioned, disapproving)
 
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a person who tries to gain the approval of an important person
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lickspittle