ETYM Old Fren. faon the young one of any beast, a fawn, French faon a fawn, for fedon, from Latin fetus. Related to Fetus.
Mladunče srne, jelena.
ETYM Cf. French faonner.
1. To court favor by cringing or flattering; SYN. toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up.
2. To show submission or fear; SYN. crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel.
3. To have fawns, of deer.