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  • noun Plural form of brownnose.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brownnose.


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  • "ATA BOYs" will be awarded only to employees deemed brownnoses and butt kissers or to "SPECIAL" employees.


  • I was on a press junket, which, from my experience, is a corporate schmoozefest where a member of the press (me) tacitly agrees to write about some commodity if corporation X and its cadre of PR representatives brownnoses sufficiently.

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