Student Thesaurus

One entry found for fawn.
Entry Word: fawn
Function: verb
Text: to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior <a student who could not wait to fawn over the new teacher>
Synonyms fuss, kowtow, toady
Related Words drool, gush, slaver, slobber; endear, ingratiate; court, woo; adulate, idolize, worship; blandish, cajole, coax, flatter, soft-soap; cower, cringe, grovel; abase, debase, demean; defer, submit, yield
Phrases curry favor
Near Antonyms despise, disdain, scorn; gibe (or jibe), jeer, scoff; brave, challenge, defy