A brown noser
is an individual who kisses butt to gain advantage from people in power.
But just holding doors and getting your boss coffee isn't enough, Parr explains the secret art of getting ahead, appearing useful without appearing to be an obvious brown noser
This hybrid takes male or female formand is the normally dour, parsimonious office Brown Noser
who will spend the entire year spouting company policy about drinking, especially at dinnertime (that's lunchtime, mate
Shameless networking can get you a reputation as a brown noser
AS AN aspiring thruster, the brown noser
wants to play office politics, but mistakes the concept of impressing the boss with being desperate to please and compliment the boss in any way possible.
On our first seven inch, we had a song that started out with me doing this chant, "Hipster, scenester, you're a flicking brown noser
On the reverse side, those persons choosing to waltz in the alleyway of neutrality are often given the names of Uncle Tom, brown noser
, Oreo, whigger, acquessor or wannabe.
Didn't he understand that it's all very well being a non-smoking, non-drinking brown noser
who spends his life creeping round the boys at Tory Central Office.
Not as nasty or ruthless as a Thruster, the Brown Noser
also manages to be as unpopular as the Late Worker and is widely disregarded by both colleagues and bosses.
Mr Prescott, who had obviously missed the point, believed he was being called a brown noser
Only in Cyprus is it possible for collaborators, whores and brown nosers
of the conqueror (and the nobody in question is all of the above) to peddle their rubbish.
The landed gentry are nothing more than one-time brown nosers
and lucky for them that then and sadly now, land ownership and democracy remain as compatible as chalk and the ploughman's lunch.
Being in the movies hasn't exactly helped because Crowe, along with practically every A-lister - and come to that Zee-lister - is surrounded by a bunch of brown nosers
whose entire life is devoted to clearing up after them.
Regular host Johnny Vaughan (right) returns to helm this year's Shafta Awards at the Cumberland Hotel honouring the newspaper industry's finest dodgy quotes, interviews, brown nosers
and hatchet jobs.