fawn fawn  /ˈfɔn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
  2. (n) a young deer
  3. (v) show submission or fear
  4. (v) try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
  5. (v) have fawns

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Iranian women flock here to rapturously fawn over delicate silk negligees, lace underwear and other fripperies that are available nowhere else in the Islamic Republic.
  2. Churchill, who had seen and envied Stalin's fawn outfit at Yalta, remembered that as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports he also was entitled to wear a fawn-colored uniform.
  3. Then, as I watched the fawn felt overcoat merge into the crowd of pedestrians outside the caf, I felt a rage rise in me.

News

  1. Oregon workers rescue fawn

    Public transit workers in Oregon rescued a baby deer that was taking a cat nap on the train tracks! The fawn... Which workers nicknamed "Bambi" Was found sleeping on the tracks at a tri-met commuter rail facility around six o'clock Monday morning in Wilsonville. This video, released by Trimet Shows an employee carefully putting a blanket over the fawn... Trying not to disturb or startle the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  2. Rare Muntjac fawn born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

    Syracuse >> A rare fawn born has been born at  Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

  3. Rosamond Gifford Zoo announces birth of Chinese muntjac fawn

    The Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced the birth of a Chinese muntjac fawn, Fang. He is the first muntjac fawn born in Syracuse in 15 years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNYCentral.com

Quotes

  1. "They told me not to fawn over you," said Etheridge to Kucinich, "but it's kind of hard not to."
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Melissa Etheridge Source: Bay Windows

  2. "We have been absolutely swamped with hits to the Web site and the mirrors," said Canonical Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth in a conference call. "Fortunately there are 160 mirrors out there, all rapidly updating to include Feisty Fawn. We...
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Mark Shuttleworth Source: CNET News.com

  3. "There's all this talk about the Republican base and the conservative base of the Republican Party, and the conservative base of the president and how it's important to play to the base and please the base and fawn over the base," said former...
    on Oct 28, 2005 By: John Danforth Source: Spiegel Online

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