Brown-noser Definition

noun
(idiomatic) Alternative spelling of brown noser. (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.)
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(idiomatic) One who brownnoses (flatters or humors somebody in an obsequious manner for personal gain); one who sucks up; a bootlicker, ass-kisser, sycophant.

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Noun

Singular:
brown-noser
Plural:
brown-nosers

Origin of Brown-noser

  • A metaphorical image: when kissing the arse/ass of another person, one's nose is liable to be covered in brown feces.

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