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kow·tow
[kou-tou, -tou, koh-]
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
1.
to act in an obsequious manner; show servile deference.
2.
to touch the forehead to the ground while kneeling, as an act of worship, reverence, apology, etc., especially in former Chinese custom.
NOUN
3.
the act of kowtowing.
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Kowtow, which is borrowed from kau tau in Cantonese (koutou in Mandarin Chinese), is the act of deep respect shown by prostration, that is, kneeling and ...

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intr.v. kow·towed, kow·tow·ing, kow·tows. 1. To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission, as formerly ...

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intr.v. kow·towed, kow·tow·ing, kow·tows. 1. To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission, as formerly ...

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also kow-tow, 1804, from Chinese k'o-t'ou custom of touching the ground with the forehead to show respect or submission, literally "knock the head," from k'o ...

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verb kow·tow \(ˌ)kau̇-ˈtau̇, ˈkau̇-ˌtau̇\. Examples: kowtow in a Sentence. Editor's Note: Did You Know? CloseStyle: MLA APA Chicago. EasyBib · Writing ...

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Kotow, cowtow, cow tow, kow-tow, and kow tow have been pushed out by the now standard form. Like other long-established loanwords, kowtow does not need ...

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Jun 6, 2005 ... "When the government announced plans to break up the state monopoly, the minister involved was accused of cowtowing to Micheal O'Leary.".