Phrasal Verb 'Fawn'

We have 2 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Fawn'.

Fawn on

Meaning: Praise someone in an excessive way to get their favour or something from them

Example: He's always FAWNING ON his boss to try to get promoted.

Fawn over

Meaning: Praise someone in an excessive way to get their favour or something from them

Example: She FAWNED OVER the inspectors in the hope that they would give her a good grade.