fawned; fawning; fawns
Definition of fawn
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : to court favor by a cringing or flattering manner courtiers fawning on the king
2 : to show affection —used especially of a dog The dog was fawning on its master.
Definition of fawn (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : a young deer especially : one still unweaned or retaining a distinctive baby coat
2 : kid sense 2
3 : a light grayish brown
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
You're (Probably) Saying It Wrong
18 words even you might be mispronouncing
Great Big List of Beautiful & Useless Words
Along with their degrees of usefulness
12 French Phrases from Downton Abbey
Many of us have an 'idée fixe'
Rare and Amusing Insults, Volume 2
Sometimes a 'cacafuego' can be a real 'slubberdeg...
Ask the Editors