Brown-nose meaning

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To seek favor or approval from (someone) by obsequious behavior; fawn (on)
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One who brown-noses.
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(idiomatic) One who brownnoses; one who sucks up; a bootlicker, ass-kisser, sycophant.
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To flatter someone (especially a superi) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion.
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Alternative spelling of brownnose.
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Alternative spelling of brownnose.
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Origin of brown-nose

  • Scatological.

    From Wiktionary