(Informal) A person who pays bribes or uses personal influence to manipulate results, as in keeping others from being punished for illegal acts
A person who has suddenly risen to a higher social and economic class and has not yet gained social acceptance by others in that class.
A person or thing that manipulates
One who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, often with no regard for principles or consequences.
Alternative spelling of namedropper.
The meadow saffron.
(Pejorative) New money; wealthy persons whose fortunes are newly acquired, and who are therefore perceived to lack the refinement of those who were raised wealthy.
A servile flatterer; toady
(Idiomatic) Alternative spelling of brown noser. (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.)
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