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3 definitions found
 for Truckling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Truckle \Truc"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Truckled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Truckling.]
     To roll or move upon truckles, or casters; to trundle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  truckling
      n 1: the act of obeying meanly (especially obeying in a humble
           manner or for unworthy reasons)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "truckling":
     abject, apple-polishing, ass-kissing, backscratching, beggarly,
     bootlicking, brown-nosing, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching,
     fawnery, fawning, flattering, flunkyism, footlicking, groveling,
     handshaking, hangdog, ingratiating, ingratiation, insinuation,
     kowtowing, mealymouthed, mealymouthedness, obeisance, obeisant,
     obsequious, obsequiousness, on bended knee, parasitic, parasitism,
     prostrate, prostration, sniveling, sponging, sycophancy,
     sycophantic, timeserving, toadeating, toadying, toadyish, toadyism,
     tufthunting
  
  

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