faun faun

Definition(s):

  • (n) ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

Usage(s):

  1. Though others assure me that he has changed past recognition, I still see him as a prancing faun, thinly disguised by conventional apparel.
  2. But his appeal, and the cult of this dying faun, spans the decades.
  3. Down he went, his faun smile gone, struggled up again, went down again, struggled up again, dropped again.

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  • File Under Other: Faun and a Pan Flute

    Nine-man ensemble's refined absurdities flourish on the fringe by Bobby Power Faun and a Pan Flute thrives in the gray areas that exist on the fringes of math rock, prog, and psychedelia. Depending on the night or studio session, Faun can go from roving gang of focused absurdists and high-minded mad geniuses to a band jamming out a tune.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

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