Definition of "kowtows" []

  • To touch the forehead to the ground as a sign of deference: a former Chinese custom (verb)
  • To be servile or obsequious (towards) (verb)
  • The act of kowtowing (noun)
  • Plural form of kowtow. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kowtows" in a sentence
  • "Because, many Malays feel that it "kowtows" to DAP."
  • "He kowtows, septic skull to the pavement, eyes crusting with small, yellow horrors."
  • "A president who kowtows (nearly literally in some cases) to podunk potentates and calls it “restoring respect” to America."
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