Hay 2 definiciones de fawn en inglés:

fawn1

Saltos de línea: fawn
Pronunciación: /fɔːn
 
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sustantivo

1A young deer in its first year: a six-month-old roe fawn
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
2 [mass noun] A light brown colour: soft shades of pale green and fawn [as modifier]: a fawn dress
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  • 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.
Sinónimos
beige, yellowish-brown, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, wheaten, biscuit, café au lait, camel, kasha, ecru, taupe, stone, stone-coloured, greige, greyish-brown, mushroom, putty; neutral, natural, naturelle

verbo

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(Of a deer) produce young: the forest was closed for hunting when the does were fawning

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French faon, based on Latin fetus 'offspring'; compare with fetus.

Frases

in fawn

(Of a deer) pregnant.

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Palabra del día ween
Pronunciación: wiːn
verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose

Hay 2 definiciones de fawn en inglés:

fawn2

Saltos de línea: fawn
Pronunciación: /fɔːn
 
/

verbo

[no object]
1(Of a person) give a servile display of exaggerated flattery or affection, typically in order to gain favour: congressmen fawn over the President
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  • 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.
Sinónimos
be obsequious to, be sycophantic to, be servile to, curry favour with, pay court to, play up to, crawl to, creep to, ingratiate oneself with, dance attendance on, fall over oneself for, kowtow to, toady to, truckle to, bow and scrape before, grovel before, cringe before, abase oneself before; flatter, praise, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, praise to excess, eulogize
informal sweet-talk, soft-soap, suck up to, make up to, smarm around, be all over, fall all over, butter up, lick someone's boots, rub up the right way, lay it on thick, lay it on with a trowel
Australian/New Zealand informal smoodge to
vulgar slang kiss someone's arse
obsequious, servile, sycophantic, flattering, ingratiating, unctuous, oleaginous, oily, toadyish, slavish, bowing and scraping, grovelling, abject, crawling, creeping, cringing, prostrate, Uriah Heepish
North American informal brown-nosing
British vulgar slang arse-kissing, bum-sucking
North American vulgar slang kiss-ass, ass-kissing, suckholing
1.1(Of a dog) show slavish devotion, especially by rubbing against someone: the dogs started fawning on me

Origen

Old English fagnian 'make or be glad', of Germanic origin; related to fain.

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