Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of brown noser. (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.)

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Examples

  • I always thought the Christian practice of shaving a tonsure was the idea of some brownnoser trying to make his boss with male-pattern baldness look good.

    "Hence we shave our beards that we may seem purified by innocence and humility..."

  • First Impression: Some people think Dexter is sweet, but others find him to be an annoying brownnoser.

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  • In 2000, the media seemed to focus on a personality contest between Bush, the folksy Texas rogue, and, as The New York Times referred to Gore, "Eddie Haskell," the insincere brownnoser from Leave It to Beaver.

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  • Frankly, he comes across more as a suck-up and brownnoser.

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  • He came across as a ham during the parade and a brownnoser the rest of the night.

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  • Just don't, you'll look like a brownnoser to everyone, including your boss.

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  • HU = benyali alak, seggnyalo (ass licker)

    July 19, 2012