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brown noses

see definition of brown noses
  • as inapple-polish
  • as inadulate
  • as ingrovel
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Synonyms for brown noses

verb fawn
  • bootlick
  • brown-nose
  • butter up
  • curry favor
  • flatter
  • grovel
  • kiss someone's feet
  • kowtow
  • lick someone's boots
  • suck up to
  • sweet-talk
  • toady
  • truckle

More words related to brown noses

bootlick

verb. flatter
  • brown-nose
  • fawn
  • grovel
  • toady

butter up

verb. charm someone with flattery

cajole

verb. attempt to coax; flatter

cower

verb. hide, hover in fear

crawl

verb. humble oneself

cultivate

verb. enrich situation; give special attention
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