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

Derived forms: curries favour, currying favour, curried favour

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