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Etymology 1Modificar

From Old French faon.

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Singular
Fawn

Plural
Fawns

Fawn (plural Fawns)
  1. A young deer.
  2. A pale brown colour tinted with yellow, like that of a fawn.
    Fawn colour:   
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Fawn (not comparable)

Positive
Fawn

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of the fawn colour.
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Akin to Old Norse fagna (to rejoice)[1]

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Infinitive
to Fawn

Third person singular
Fawns

Simple past
Fawned

Past participle
Fawned

Present participle
Fawning

to Fawn (third-person singular simple present Fawns, present participle Fawning, simple past and past participle Fawned)
  1. (intransitive) To exhibit affection or attempt to please.
  2. (intransitive) To seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour.
  3. (intransitive, of a dog) To wag its tail, to show devotion.
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  1. fawn in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
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