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1.
One who attempts to curry favor with authority for personal gain.

Derived from the old tradition of the families of pupils expressing their appreciation for a teacher's thankless work by providing them with meals, which eventually diminished to the symbolic polished apple.
Who're you callin' 'ingenious', you punk-ass apple polisher? Drop and gimme twenty!
by Bootstraps September 13, 2006
 
2.
A person who apple-polishes (to pamper and flatter in order to get personal advantage)
"My classmate Sarah is a big apple-polisher"
by Wally elsissy September 05, 2006
 
3.
Someone who takes your idea and makes them seem like theirs without giving you credit for the creation of the idea.
At work, watch out for apple polishers.
by natebaby December 13, 2007
 
4.
a girl who sucks some guys nuts
Michelle is an apple polisher
by Justin Hell May 18, 2004