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Noun: fawn  fon
  1. A colour or pigment varying around a light grey-brown colour
    "she wore fawn";
    - dun, greyish brown [Brit, Cdn], grayish brown [US]
  2. A young deer
Verb: fawn  fon
  1. Show submission or fear
    - crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel
  2. Try to gain favour by cringing or flattering
    "He is always fawning to his boss";
    - toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up, smoodge [Austral]
  3. Have fawns
    "deer fawn"

Sounds like: fates, fetes, fêfawn

Derived forms: fawns, fawning, fawned

Type of: bear, bend, birth, blandish, cervid, deer, deliver, flatter, flex, give birth, have, light brown, young mammal

Encyclopedia: Fawn