- 1A young deer in its first year.More example sentences
- There is also the loss of wild life, especially deer and their young fawns who graze high on the mountain slope and shelter in the forestry.
- Of course the original snowdoll melted in the end, and also some of the younger deer - fawns - used to lick it, which didn't help, but there you go.
- Most of their predation of deer is on fawns, although several members of a pack could bring down an adult.
- 2A light yellowish-brown color.More example sentences
- They are the descendants of an ancient population of fawn or brown coloured cattle which originally came from Asia.
- Foliage dwellers vary in colour from fawn to brown or bright green.
- Eye-witness reports suggest the plane was a high-wing single engine aircraft, fawn coloured and brown underneath.
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late Middle English: from Old French faon, based on Latin fetus 'offspring'; compare with fetus.
- 1(Of a person) give a servile display of exaggerated flattery or affection, typically in order to gain favor or advantage: congressmen fawn over the PresidentMore example sentences
- Are there any musicians that you would fawn over if you had the chance?
- If you loved him before, you'll probably fawn over this picture.
- Just because all the girls fawn over you doesn't mean you're that good-looking.
Old English fagnian 'make or be glad'; related to fain.