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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈfɔnər /
    • /ˈfɔːnə /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈfɔnər /

Definition of fawner word

  • noun fawner One who fawns; a sycophant. 1

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Parts of speech for Fawner


fawner popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for fawner

noun fawner

  • sycophant — a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
  • toady — an obsequious flatterer; sycophant.
  • apple-polisher — to curry favor with someone, especially in an obsequious or flattering manner.
  • ass-kisser — the practice or an instance of attempting to curry favor by the excessive use of compliments, praise, or the like.
  • backscratcher — an implement with a long handle, used for scratching one's back

adjective fawner

  • dark — When it is dark, there is not enough light to see properly, for example because it is night.
  • amber — Amber is a hard yellowish-brown substance used for making jewellery.
  • bay — A bay is a part of a coast where the land curves inwards.
  • beige — Something that is beige is pale brown in colour.
  • bister — a yellowish-brown to dark-brown pigment made from the soot of burned wood

Antonyms for fawner

noun fawner

  • leader — a person or thing that leads.
  • master — botmaster

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