Window Licker

Window Licker

Slang; an employee who unsuccessfully vies for his/her supervisor's approval in order to achieve a promotion.
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After the truly epochal Window Licker EP, this is one of the year's big letdowns.
The best is saved for last with the triple whammy of Squarepusher's recent wonder My Red Hot Car, Aphex Twin's groundbreaking Window Licker and Iceland's Sigur Ros's incandescent Starafur.
SEVEN piggin' hours I waited with the legion of serial dribblers and shop window lickers who pass for 'Britain's Got Talent' hopefuls before doing my thing in front of Simon Cowell.