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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: kotow (0.01092 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: kotow kotow n : a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission [syn: kowtow] v : try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; “He is always kowtowing to his boss” [syn: fawn, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, suck up]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Kotow Kotow \Ko*tow"\, n. [Chinese, knock head.] The prostration made by mandarins and others to their superiors, either as homage or worship, by knocking the forehead on the ground; a kowtow. There are degrees in the rite, the highest being expressed by three knockings. [China] [Also spelled kowtow.] --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster] Kotow \Ko*tow"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Kotowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Kotowing.] To perform the kotow. Now usually spelled kowtow. [Also spelled kowtow.] [1913 Webster]


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