In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lameculos masculine vulgar slangpelota feminine Spain informalchupamedias feminine Southern Cone Venezuela informallambiscón masculine Mexico informallambiscona feminine Mexico informallambón masculine Colombia informallambona feminine Colombia informal
- If we're going to praise him for producing fearless TV news, we should also be ready to damn him for paving the way for all the celebrity bootlickers on red carpets.
- It would not be the first time that a bootlicker was rewarded with a kick in the teeth.
- But while most of the defendants there were grovellers and bootlickers, he was not.
- ‘Those good-for-nothing bootlickers belong at the bottom,’ said Bloomberg.
- We would rather be that voice than the voice of the sycophants and bootlickers and those hoping for a spot at the trough.
- If you wrap your derision in the big red flag you'll always have a claque of bootlickers eager to excuse whatever you do.
- I probably could have gotten away with it for a while, but I got ratted on by some bootlicker at work who spotted me at this junkyard.
- Everyone knows that the helium-voiced bootlickers don't know a thing about the environment.
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