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fawning - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fawning

(adj) attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
(adj) attempting to win favor by flattery
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fawning

relate it with FAN..imagine of a crazy FAN who ALWAYS TRY TO exhibit his affaction....AND COURT A favour to be with you whole day by flattering with you..
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by preetisoni2411

fawn~~fauna~~animal ur pet tryin 2 please u 4 u givin it a meal
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by shaktidharreddy

FAWNING --- > fa+wning .....We normally use scent "" fa"" to please a woman rite???...to smell good Thus the meaning
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by samvel55555

basically it is derived from fagen ..which means REJOICE..so REJOICING about your boss success by giving him a party..so that he could favour you DURING meetings.
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by preetisoni2411

(faw)ning: Consider the word in bracket only. Faw sounds like Wow... U look at a beautiful girle and say Wow... I will TRY TO PLEASE HER BY FOLLOWING HER AND TALKING TO HER(obsequiously)
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by sh_kk

fawning (yawning) -> so you are out on a date and you start yawning your gf gets angry and then you try to please your gf by flattering
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by NikhilAgl

fawn+ing..form..fawn..sounds like fain...means happy and pleased....THINK OF YOUR DOG WHICH IS FAINED WITH YOU..MEANS HAPPY AND PLEASED.
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by preetisoni2411

If someone is blowing a paper-FAN for you so that you don't feel hot, he/she is trying to FAWN you
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by hwked

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