Definition of brownie point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


brownie point

BrE BrE//ˈbraʊni pɔɪnt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbraʊni pɔɪnt//
[usually plural] (informal)
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if somebody does something to earn brownie points, they do it to make somebody in authority have a good opinion of them She’s just trying to win brownie points with the boss. The Brownies is a club for young girls who are not yet old enough to be Guides. They are awarded points for good behaviour and achievements.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brownie point