Examples of brownnose in a Sentence
He has been brownnosing everyone in the company just to get a bigger office.
Origin and Etymology of brownnose
First Known Use: 1938
in the meaning defined above
BROWNNOSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brownnose for English Language Learners
: to try to get the approval of (an important or powerful person) by praise, flattery, etc.
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