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brown-nose

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

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-nose

adulate

verb. flatter
  • apple polish
  • brown-nose
  • fall all over
  • fawn
  • gush
  • kiss feet
  • praise
  • worship

apple-polish

verb. fawn

bootlick

verb. flatter

brown-noser

noun. sycophant, toady

butter up

verb. charm someone with flattery
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