What does 'Brown nose' mean?
When someone tries to make themselves popular with somebody, usually in a position of authority, especially by flattering them, they are brown nosing.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'Brown nose'
- Nose in the air
- Pay through the nose
- Under your nose
- Win by a nose
- Big nose
- On the nose
- Follow your nose
- Keep your nose clean
- Keep your nose to the grindstone
- No skin off my nose
- Thumb your nose at
- Turn your nose up
- Powder your nose
- Put somebody's nose out of joint
- Plain as the nose on your face
- Cut off your nose to spite your face
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