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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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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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May 31, 2016 ... You can tow a cow to water, but you can't make it drink. But the word that means bowing worshipfully before someone comes from the Chinese ...

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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 .

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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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Jan 21, 2003 ... Has any one ever heard of the Phrase Cow-Tow or Cow-Tao as in don't cow-tao to the oppostion, meaning don't give in to the opposition?

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“My parents refused to cowtail to this commercialism.” Spotted in this discussion thread http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread. … &edition=1.

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CowTow. Posted by Frankie on September 01, 2000. In Reply to: CowTow posted by LawyerChk on September 01, 2000. : Is this one word or two? and what ...