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Synonyms for brown-nose

flatter with the intention of getting something


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It was the same the other day when Gordon Brown showed he could hit a tennis ball over a net: did the brown-nose brigade have to cheer so inanely?
And it comes in 81 great colors, including Colorado Black-n-Blue, School Buss Yellow and Jim Brown-Nose Gray?
shake your head disapprovingly in unison with the boss as the office brown-nose vomits all over reception.
He continues: 'I really don't see why you should brown-nose anyone.
Then I wised up realising that it would, without doubt, quickly become the Order of the Brown-Envelope Brown-Nose.