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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyishadjective

    attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

    Synonyms:
    obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish, bootlicking

    Antonyms:
    unsubmissive, unservile, sincere

  2. bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyishadjective

    attempting to win favor by flattery

    Synonyms:
    obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish, bootlicking

    Antonyms:
    sincere, unservile, unsubmissive

Editors Contribution

  1. servile

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fawningnoun

    Synonyms:
    sycophancy, servility, cringing, mean flattery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fawningadjective

    Synonyms:
    sycophantic, obsequious, servile, truckling

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How to use fawning in a sentence?

  1. John Avlon:

    This is the equivalent of some liberal opinion host decamping to Venezuela for fawning sit-downs with Nicholas Maduro.

  2. John Brennan:

    Well, I think one can speculate as to why, that the Russians may have something on him personally that they could always roll out and make his life more difficult, clearly, I think it's important for us to be able to improve relations with Russia but the fact that he has had a fawning attitude toward Mr. Putin has not said anything negative about him. He continues to say to me that he does have something to fear.

  3. Mike Pence:

    For all the media fawning over the sister of the North Korean dictator, I think it’s important that every American knows who this person is and what she’s done, the sister of Kim Jong Un is a central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet, an evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves and imprisons its 25 million people.

  4. Ted CRUZ:

    The contrast with the Democratic debate where every fawning questions from the media was which of you was more handsome and wise, let me be clear, the men and women on this stage have more ideas, more experience, more common sense than every participant in the Democratic debate.


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