Definition of brownie points
: praise, credit, or approval that a person gets from someone (such as a boss or a teacher) for doing something good or helpful He's trying to earn/win/get brownie points (from the boss) by offering to work more overtime.
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: a legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night
: a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls typically in the second and third grades in school
: a small square or rectangle of rich usually chocolate cake often containing nuts
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
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