fawningly
adverb see fawn I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fawningly — Fawn ing*ly, adv. In a fawning manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fawningly — See fawner. * * * …   Universalium

  • fawningly — adverb In a fawning manner. Syn: sycophantically, unctuously …   Wiktionary

  • fawningly — adv. affectionately; flatteringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fawningly — fawn·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • fawningly — adverb : in a fawning manner : in an overly flattering, cringing, servile, or groveling manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obsequiously — Ob*se qui*ous*ly, adv. 1. In an obsequious manner; compliantly; fawningly. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. In a manner appropriate to obsequies. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whilst I a while obsequiously lament The untimely fall of virtuous Lancaster. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snob — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1781 1. British cobbler 2. one who blatantly imitates, fawningly admires, or vulgarly seeks association with those regarded as social superiors 3. a. one who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fawn — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English faunen, from Old English fagnian to rejoice, from fægen, fagan glad more at fain Date: 13th century 1. to show affection used especially of a dog 2. to court favor by a cringing or flattering manner… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Japanese honorifics — This article is about titles and honorifics in Japan. For more on the implementation of honorifics in the Japanese language, see Honorific speech in Japanese. The Japanese language uses a broad array of honorific suffixes for addressing or… …   Wikipedia

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