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Definitions of fawn

  1. To cringe in order to gain favour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To bring forth a fawn. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; - often followed by on or upon. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To flatter someone meanly: with on or upon; to show affection by leaping upon, cringing, or licking the hand of a person; said of a dog. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To cringe; to flatter in a servile way (followed by upon). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To flatter with servility. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To show cringing fondness, as a dog. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. show submission or fear Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. have fawns, of deer Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. have fawns; "deer fawn" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. To carry to excess the appearance of pleasure; to court favour; to flatter meanly; to cringe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The young of an animal; a whelp. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A fawn color. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A young deer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. A young deer; a light yellowish - brown color. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A servile cringe; mean flattery. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Resembling a fawn in color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

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Usage examples for fawn

  1. And she ran too, like a terrified fawn trembling in every limb, and sick with fear she sped across the meadows. – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  2. She ran away like a fawn the tow head of little Jesus tumbling dangerously about. – Castilian Days by John Hay
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