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  • verb

Synonyms for brownnose

to support slavishly every opinion or suggestion of a superior

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He was a great player but I don't want to talk about him too much because he's the gaffer now and I don't want to brownnose.
Alas I cannot be there, for I have an invitation to another ceremony held by Archdruid Brownnose here in Miskin.
I'm not going to brownnose him, but I think he's a great player.
to brownnose or curry favor with someone," (1 percent)
But I was disappointed to see the feisty and mischievous presenter of A Question Of Sport adopting the supine, simpering, forehead-scraping-the-shagpile position beloved of ITN's Sir Alastair Brownnose.