noun see brownnose

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brownnoser — See brownnose. * * * …   Universalium

  • brownnoser — noun (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.) …   Wiktionary

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  • brownnoser — n. one who tries to gain favor through flattery and overly attentive behavior; bootlicker (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brownnoser — …   Useful english dictionary

  • brownnose — transitive verb Etymology: from the implication that servility is equivalent to having one s nose in the anus of the person from whom advancement is sought Date: circa 1939 to ingratiate oneself with ; curry favor with • brownnose noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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