Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fawn

2 senses of fawn

Sense 1
dun, greyish brown, grayish brown, fawn -- (a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color; "she wore dun")
       => light brown -- (a brown that is light but unsaturated)

Sense 2
fawn -- (a young deer)
       => deer, cervid -- (distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers)
       => young mammal -- (any immature mammal)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fawn

3 senses of fawn

Sense 1
fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel -- (show submission or fear)
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

Sense 2
fawn, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up -- (try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss")
       => flatter, blandish -- (praise somewhat dishonestly)

Sense 3
fawn -- (have fawns; "deer fawn")
       => give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have -- (cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!")

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