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brown-noser — An allusive term used of a flatterer who is servile in order to advance himself with his superiors. The term implies, as Webster’s Dictionary eloquently puts it, ‘that servility is equivalent to kissing the hinder parts of the person from whom … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
brown-noser — n A toady, teacher s pet. Farley is the biggest brown noser in school. 1950s … Historical dictionary of American slang
brown noser — noun One who brownnoses (flatters or humors somebody in an obsequious manner for personal gain); one who sucks up; a bootlicker, ass kisser, sycophant … Wiktionary
brown-noser — noun (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.) … Wiktionary
Brown noser — sycophantic crawler … Dictionary of Australian slang
brown noser — Australian Slang sycophantic crawler … English dialects glossary
brown-noser — Noun. A sycophant … English slang and colloquialisms
brown-noser — Flatter, kiss up to. See also ass kisser … American business jargon
Brown University — The Brown University Seal Latin: Universitas Brunensis Motto In Deo Speramus (Latin) Motto in English … Wikipedia
brown-nose — /brown nohz /, v., brown nosed, brown nosing, n. Slang. v.i. 1. to curry favor; behave obsequiously. v.t. 2. to seek favors from (a person) in an obsequious manner; fawn over. n. 3. Also, brown noser. a toady; sycophant. Cf. ass kissing. [1935… … Universalium