Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brownnose.

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Examples

  • Ninth, you made direct amends to such people and slept and brownnosed to them wherever possible.

    Yes, We’ve Sold Out : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • Sleeping only a few bunks away in the same barracks as Whitaker, he brownnosed and ass-kissed a sergeant major who brownnosed and ass-kissed a captain who did the same to a major, and then the shit of it spread to a lieutenant colonel who sucked off a grinning, full, motherfucking colonel who had the orders amended—one name removed, another added.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • I didn’t jump the shark when I ‘brownnosed’ Ron Bloom.

    Clambake Episode for August 30, 2005

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