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Definition of Fawn

Fawn

  1. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.
  2. The young of an animal; a whelp.
  3. A fawn color.
  4. Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored.
  5. To bring forth a fawn.
  6. To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; -- often followed by on or upon.
  7. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy.

Fawn Quotations

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.
Walt Disney

I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.
Diogenes

She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me.
Raymond Chandler

Twilight, a timid, fawn, went glimmering by, and Night, the dark-blue hunter, followed fast.
George William Russell
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Fawn Translations

fawn in Spanish is cervato
fawn in Swedish is gulbrun, krypa, lisma

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