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To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior.
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  1. To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior.
  2. To behave like a sycophant toward (someone) or behave like a sycophant.
  3. (Informal) To try to gain favor with (someone) by fawning, servility, etc.
To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
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  1. To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
  2. To act in a timid, servile manner; fawn
  3. To behave in a servile way; fawn.
(Intransitive, of a dog) To wag its tail, to show devotion.
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  1. (Intransitive, of a dog) To wag its tail, to show devotion.
  2. To show affection in a solicitous or exaggerated way
  3. To exhibit affection or attempt to please, as a dog does by wagging its tail, whining, or cringing.
To lie prone or crawl in a prostrate position, esp. abjectly
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  1. To lie prone or crawl in a prostrate position, esp. abjectly
  2. To behave in a servile or obsequious manner.
  3. To behave humbly or abjectly, as before authority; debase oneself in a servile fashion
To perform a kowtow
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  1. To perform a kowtow
  2. To show servile respect (to)
  3. To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission, as formerly done in China.
To let saliva run or dribble from the mouth; drool
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  1. To let saliva run or dribble from the mouth; drool
  2. (Archaic) To slobber on or cover with saliva
  3. To behave in an obsequious manner.
To be a toady (to); flatter
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  1. To be a toady (to); flatter
  2. (Intransitive, construed with to) To behave like a toady (to someone).
To be servile or submissive.
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  1. To be servile or submissive.
  2. To be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.
(US) To attempt to obtain favors, especially by flattery; to toady or fawn
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  1. (US) To attempt to obtain favors, especially by flattery; to toady or fawn
To get on with someone or something; to have a good relationship with someone.
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  1. To get on with someone or something; to have a good relationship with someone.
  2. To come to understand. Often used with to or onto :
  3. To take a liking; attempt to be friendly:
Find another word for brownnose. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brownnose, like: bootlick, cringe, fawn, grovel, kowtow, slaver, toady, truckle, apple-polish, cotton and suck up.