fawner
noun see fawn I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fawner — Fawn er, n. One who fawns; a sycophant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fawner — See fawn1. * * * …   Universalium

  • fawner — noun One who fawns; a sycophant …   Wiktionary

  • fawner — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. toady, flatterer, parasite, brown nose*; see sycophant …   English dictionary for students

  • fawner — n. flatterer, groveler …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fawner — n toady, toadeater, sycophant, flatterer, fawning flatterer, truckler, tufthunter, courtier, wheedler, puffer, backslapper, backscratcher, time server, Inf. apple polisher, Sl. brown nose, Sl. brown noser, Sl. brownie, Obs., Rare. blander,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fawner — noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self respect • Syn: ↑apple polisher, ↑bootlicker, ↑groveller, ↑groveler, ↑truckler • Derivationally related forms: ↑truckle ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sycophant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. parasite, toady, bootlicker, lickspittle, flatterer, fawner, truckler. See servility, flattery. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parasite, leech, toady, flatterer, fawner, hanger on, toadeater, tufthunter,… …   English dictionary for students

  • toady — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fawner, sycophant, truckler, bootlicker (inf.). See servility, flattery. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parasite, flatterer, fawner; see sycophant . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. sycophant, flatterer,… …   English dictionary for students

  • apple polisher — noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self respect • Syn: ↑bootlicker, ↑fawner, ↑groveller, ↑groveler, ↑truckler • Derivationally related forms: ↑truckle (for …   Useful english dictionary

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