Brown Nosing




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Brown Nosing : Phrases



Meaning:

To be excessively attentive and overly nice in an attempt to ingratiate oneself with a superior.


Example:

He got the promotion by driving his boss to the airport, running errands and general
brown nosing.


Origin:

The term
Brown nosing is a more highly evolved and humorous way of saying kissing ass or butt kissing. Suitable for use in polite company. Someone literally kissing ass could potentially get a brown nose.

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