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synonyms for brown-nose

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brown-nose, such as: apple-polish, back-scratch, bootlick, curry favor, fawn on, and flatter.

How to use brown-nose in a sentence

  • Presently a brown nose appeared between the house and my hiding place.

    Watched by Wild Animals | Enos A. Mills
  • Each was coal black except for a V-shaped white mark on the breast and a brown nose.

    Camps and Trails in China | Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • But the mother, who raised her brown nose suddenly from the cool mold out of which she had been digging lily-bulbs, had seen dogs.

    The Country Beyond | James Oliver Curwood
  • Miss Amber had managed to shove her brown nose in front, with Regulator at her saddle girth.

    Old Man Curry | Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • Clay's dog put up his brown nose for a little attention, and got it.

    The Gilded Age, Complete | Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner

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