Blow Smoke Up Someone’s Ass

Meaning of Idiom ‘Blow Smoke Up Someone’s Ass’ To blow smoke up someone’s ass means to insincerely compliment someone to get something from them or get them to do something; to manipulate someone with flattery; to exaggerate about something in order to make it seem better than it is. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: … Read more

Open a Can Of Whoop-Ass

Also: Open a can of whup-ass Bust open a can of whoop-ass Open a can of whip-ass Meaning of Idiom ‘Open a Can of Whoop-Ass’ To whip (someone’s) ass is to punish them or hurt them either physically or verbally or, more often, to beat someone up. Open a can of whoop-ass is a variation of the same idiom. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms … Read more

Kiss Ass or Kiss Butt, to

Also: kiss someone’s butt/ass kiss arse asskisser kissass buttkisser Meaning of Idiom ‘Kiss Ass’ To kiss ass or kiss butt is to curry favor by using flattery or affecting a fawning, servile attitude, being overly agreeable, etc. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree … Read more