Definition of Fawn

1. Noun. A color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color. "She wore dun"

Exact synonyms: Dun, Grayish Brown, Greyish Brown
Generic synonyms: Light Brown
Derivative terms: Dun



2. Verb. Show submission or fear.
Exact synonyms: Cower, Crawl, Creep, Cringe, Grovel
Generic synonyms: Bend, Flex
Derivative terms: Coward, Crawler, Fawner, Groveler, Groveller

3. Noun. A young deer.
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal, Cervid, Deer

4. Verb. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering. "Sam and Sue fawn"; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
Exact synonyms: Bootlick, Kotow, Kowtow, Suck Up, Toady, Truckle
Generic synonyms: Blandish, Flatter
Specialized synonyms: Court Favor, Court Favour, Curry Favor, Curry Favour
Derivative terms: Bootlicker, Fawner, Kotow, Kowtow, Toady, Truckler, Truckling

5. Verb. Have fawns. "Deer fawn"
Generic synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth, Have

Definition of Fawn

1. n. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.

2. a. Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored.

3. v. i. To bring forth a fawn.

4. v. i. To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; -- often followed by on or upon.

5. n. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy.

Definition of Fawn

1. Noun. A young deer. ¹

2. Noun. A pale brown colour tinted with yellow, like that of a fawn. ¹

3. Adjective. Of the fawn colour. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To exhibit affection or attempt to please. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive of a dog) To wag its tail, to show devotion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fawn

1. to seek notice or favor by servile demeanor [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Fawn

1. 1. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck. 2. The young of an animal; a whelp. "[The tigress] . . . Followeth . . . After her fawns." (Holland) 3. A fawn colour. Origin: OF. Faon the young one of any beast, a fawn, F. Faon a fawn, for fedon, fr. L. Fetus. See Foetus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fawn

favourous
favours
favous
favrile
favriles
favs
favulariate
favus
favuses
favy
faw
fawce
fawe
fawkner
fawkners
fawn (current term)
fawn lily
fawn over
fawned
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fawnier
fawniest
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fawningly
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fawnlike
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fawns
fawny

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