Definition of Fawny

1. of a yellowish-brown color [adj FAWNIER, FAWNIEST]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fawny

fawkners
fawn
fawn lily
fawn over
fawned
fawner
fawners
fawnier
fawniest
fawning
fawningly
fawnings
fawnlike
fawnlily
fawns
fawny (current term)
faws
fax
fax machine
fax machines
faxable
faxed
faxed-star
faxed star
faxed stars
faxeladol
faxes
faxing
faxlore
fay

Literary usage of Fawny

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1. Tramping with Tramps: Studies and Sketches of Vagabond Life by Josiah Flynt, Josiah Flynt Willard (1899)
"... as "fawny men"—fellows who sell bogus jewelry for more than it is worth. One of these men was a notorious roadster of ..."

2. The Peasant Speech of Devon: With Other Matters Connected Therewith by Sarah Hewett (1892)
"'E's sporting a fawny. Where's 'n gwaine tii ?' ' Aw ! that's tii telling !' Fegs = an interjection. 'Aw fegs ! 'tez a brave bad job !' Fess = proud, vain. ..."

3. The American College by Higher Education Association (U.S.) (1910)
"Spirit of fancy, in my musing Oft I hear thy wandering song, With its fawny lilt confusing, And its notes subdued and long. WJG, 1911 —Bates Student. ..."

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