Definition of fawn :
1. A fawn color.
2. A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy.
3. A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.
4. Of the color of a fawn; fawn- colored.
5. The young of an animal; a whelp.
6. To bring forth a fawn.
7. To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; - often followed by on or upon.
suck, bow, brownnose, apple-polish, cotton, kotow, recoil, crawl, huddle, creep, absorb, amber, shine up, take in, genuflect, slaver, brood, mouse, imbibe, truckle, foal, over, alabaster, black, colt, kneel, scrape, blue, avocado, take up, curry favor, cringe, grayish brown, cub, bootlick, baby, amethyst, crouch, calf, cozy up, azure, court, beige, quail, chick, sop up, draw, sneak, soak up, cower, flinch, grovel, funk, greyish brown, cotton up, bullock, suck up, baby-blue, shrink, fuss, wince, squinch, play up, sidle up, bluish, toady, dance attendance, filly, pussyfoot, stoop
brown (part of speech: adjective)
burnt almond, walnut, acorn, brown, tawny, coconut, drab, chestnut, partridge, cinnamon, sepia, brunette, coffee, cafe au lait, auburn, dun, copper, khaki, nut brown, tan, hazel, chocolate, toast, biscuit, cocoa, umber
flatter (part of speech: verb)
- But all the time his soul lay hot within him, at having so to humble himself before Flint; at being thus obliged to eat crow, and fawn and feign and creep. - "The Air Trust", George Allan England.
- The selection was a good one; for the woman, who was young, was known in the tribe as the Fawn for her gentle disposition. - "On the Pampas", G. A. Henty.
- " There was no one to tell anything,- not even a fawn, nor the brown doe. - "Mopsa the Fairy", Jean Ingelow.