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fawner

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fawner

  1. a person who flatters another in order to get ahead having surrounded himself with fawners who gave him only good news, the governor had no idea of the true state of affairs Synonyms apple-polisher, bootlicker, brownnoser, sycophant, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), lickspittle, suck-up, toadyRelated Words yes-man; apparatchik, company man; hanger-on, leech, parasite, sponge, sponger; henchman, lackey, lapdog, minion, running dog, satellite, slave, stooge; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, groveler, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; adherent, camp follower, convert, disciple, follower, me-tooer, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votary


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