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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who curries favor as by flattery or service; One who attempts to ingratiate oneself; Apple-polisher.

Usage examples (33)
  • Pfft. Well i don't want them to think I'm a brown-noser just because you are.
  • I confessed I was worried about being called a brown-noser for even interviewing her.
  • He said I was a brown-noser because I told him I believed in him and he could see right through me.
  • But seriously, Matthew in Austin, your arguments are those of a brown-noser that bosses really love. for more
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