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Definition of fawn verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] fawn (on/over somebody) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fawn
he / she / it fawns
past simple fawned
-ing form fawning
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to try to please someone by praising them or paying them too much attention He seemed unaware of the girl's fawning admiration.
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