fawning Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb show submission or fear
fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.
verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; toady; suck up; truckle.
- He is always kowtowing to his boss
verb have fawns
- deer fawn
adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
obsequious; toadyish; bootlicking; sycophantic.
adjective satellite attempting to win favor by flattery
toadyish; bootlicking; sycophantic.
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