ear banger

noun

slang
: a person who is overanxious to please his superiors or seniors

Word History

Etymology

so called from the practice of talking as much as possible to someone who is influential or has rewards at his disposal

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“Ear banger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ear%20banger. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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