kowtow (kow-TOW) verb
To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground as a mark of respect; to show servile deference.
An act of kowtowing.
From Chinese kou (knock) tou (head).
Not as toadyish as I’d alwasy assumed it meant. a sign of respect is a lot better than saying “yes master”.
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