to seek the favor or goodwill of in a servile, degraded way; toady to.
to be a toady.
(informal) to seek favour by servile or ingratiating behaviour towards (someone, esp someone in authority); toady
noun (computing) a bootstrap loader See bootstrap (sense 4)
bootp The Bootstrap Protocol. A protocol described in RFCs 951 and 1084 and used for booting diskless workstations. See also Reverse Address Resolution Protocol. (1995-02-16)
a servant, as at a hotel, who blacks or polishes shoes and boots. a covering of leather, rubber, or the like, for the foot and all or part of the leg. Chiefly British. any shoe or outer foot covering reaching to the ankle. an overshoe, especially one of rubber or other waterproof material. an instrument […]
adverb making every effort; with no holds barred adjective (boots-and-all when prenominal) behaving or conducted in such a manner