Definitions for fawnfɔn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a young deer, esp. an unweaned one.
a light yellowish brown color.
(adj.)light yellowish brown.
(v.i.)(of a doe) to bring forth young.
Origin of fawn:
1225–75; ME < MF < L fētusfetus
to seek notice or favor by servile behavior; toady:
courtiers fawning over the king.
(esp. of a dog) to behave affectionately.
Origin of fawn:
bef. 1000; ME; OE fagnian, var. of fægnian to rejoice, make glad
dun, greyish brown, grayish brown, fawn(noun)
a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
"she wore dun"
a young deer
fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel(verb)
show submission or fear
fawn, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up(verb)
try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
"He is always kowtowing to his boss"
a young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck
the young of an animal; a whelp
a fawn color
of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored
to bring forth a fawn
to court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; -- often followed by on or upon
a servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy
Fawn is a light yellowish tan colour. It is usually used in reference to clothing, soft furnishings and bedding, as well as to a dog's coat colour. It occurs in varying shades, ranging between pale tan to pale fawn to dark deer-red. The first recorded use of fawn as a colour name in English was in 1789.
Translations for fawn
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a young deer.
- jong hert, reebokAfrikaans
- ظَبي، غَزال صَغيرArabic
- veadoPortuguese (BR)
- das Reh-, DamkitzGerman
- dåkalv; rålamDanish
- بچه آهوFarsi
- हिरणी का बच्चा, हिरनौटाHindi
- rusa mudaIndonesian
- daino, cerbiattoItalian
- 새끼 사슴Korean
- jauns briedisLatvian
- anak rusaMalay
- jong hertDutch
- بچه آهوPersian
- د هوسی بچیPashto
- veado/veadinho? cria de veado?Portuguese
- cerb tânărRomanian
- молодой оленьRussian
- srnča, srnčiatkoSlovak
- hjortkalv, kidSwedish
- geyik/karaca yavrusuTurkish
- 幼鹿Chinese (Trad.)
- ہرن کا بچہUrdu
- hươu, nai nhỏVietnamese
- 幼鹿Chinese (Simp.)
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