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brown-noser

noun One who seeks out the approval, attention, and/or support of others, especially superiors, through abject subservience, flattery, or fawning. Tim is such an obvious brown-noser, always complementing the boss on her ideas and saying yes to anything she suggests.

brown-nose

1. and brownie and brown-noser n. a sycophant; one who flatters for self-serving motives. You are just a plain old brown-nose. Will some brown-noser please try to get the teacher to put off the test?
2. tv. & in. to curry favor with someone; to be a sycophant. Don keeps brown-nosing, and the professor pretends not to notice.

brown-noser

verb
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"Why do you want to be friends with her?" "I signed you up to be my partner for the recital audition." "Stop raising your hand so much in class, Brown Noser!" Real friends don't tell you who to hang out with, make decisions for you or dictate how you should (or shouldn't) conduct yourself.
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In mining, a cold noser is the same as a wildcatter, a person or company devoted to exploration in unlikely areas [Dictionary of Mining, Minerals and Related Terms, US Bureau of Mines, 1996].