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Verb: court favour
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: court favor)
  1. Seek favour by fawning or flattery
    "This employee is courting favour with his superordinates"; "This employee is courting favour with his superordinates";
    - curry favor [US], curry favour [Brit, Cdn], court favor [US]

Derived forms: courted favour, courting favour

Type of: bootlick, fawn, kotow, kowtow, smoodge [Austral], suck up, toady, truckle