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brownnoser

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of brownnoser

  1. a person who flatters another in order to get ahead surrounded himself with brainless brownnosers, so no wonder the company went down the tubes Synonyms of brownnoser apple-polisher, bootlicker, sycophant, fawner, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), lickspittle, suck-up, toadyWords Related to brownnoser yes-man; apparatchik, company man; hanger-on, leech, parasite, sponge, sponger; henchman, lackey, lapdog, minion, running dog, satellite, slave, stooge; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, groveler, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; adherent, camp follower, convert, disciple, follower, me-tooer, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votary


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