Groveler \Grov"el*er\, n. One who grovels; an abject wretch. [Written also --groveller.] [1913 Webster]

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  • groveler — noun see grovel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • groveler — See grovel. * * * …   Universalium

  • groveler — noun A person who grovels …   Wiktionary

  • groveler — Synonyms and related words: apple polisher, ass licker, backscratcher, backslapper, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, clawback, courtier, creature, cringer, dupe, fawner, flatterer, flunky, footlicker, handshaker, helot, instrument,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • groveler — grov·el·er || grÊŒvlÉ™(r) ,grÉ‘v / grÉ’v n. one who is servile; one who is self abasing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • groveler — grov·el·er …   English syllables

  • groveler —   Naku li i …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • groveler — noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self respect • Syn: ↑apple polisher, ↑bootlicker, ↑fawner, ↑groveller, ↑truckler • Derivationally related forms: ↑truckle ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • grovel — groveler; esp. Brit., groveller, n. grovelingly; esp. Brit., grovellingly, adv. /gruv euhl, grov /, v.i., groveled, groveling or (esp. Brit.) grovelled, grovelling. 1. to humble oneself or act in an abject manner, as in great fear or utter… …   Universalium

  • sycophant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. parasite, toady, bootlicker, lickspittle, flatterer, fawner, truckler. See servility, flattery. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parasite, leech, toady, flatterer, fawner, hanger on, toadeater, tufthunter,… …   English dictionary for students

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