n. One who sucks up to someone; a bootlicker, sycophant.
"I reckon it is my 'patriotic duty' to call Keith a pathetic tukhes-leker (arse-licker) of the wealthy and over-privileged." (source)
“He’s a shameless tokhes leker.” (NJY)
Languages of Origin
תּחת לעקער tókhes leker 'buttocks licker'
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
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