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Definition 1: a young deer - [noun denoting animal]

(fawn is a kind of ...) any immature mammal

(fawn is a kind of ...) distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers

Definition 2: a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where fawn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she wore dun

Synonyms for fawn in the sense of this definition

(fawn is a kind of ...) a brown that is light but unsaturated

Definition 3: have fawns - [verb of body]

Samples where fawn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • deer fawn

(fawn is a kind of ...) cause to be born

"My wife had twins yesterday!"

Definition 4: try to gain favor by cringing or flattering - [verb of communication]

Samples where fawn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He is always kowtowing to his boss

Synonyms for fawn in the sense of this definition

(fawn is a kind of ...) praise somewhat dishonestly

(... is a kind of fawn ) seek favor by fawning or flattery

"This employee is currying favor with his superordinates"

Definition 5: show submission or fear - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for fawn in the sense of this definition

(fawn is a kind of ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

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