Another word for fawn
fawn 1apple-polish bootlick kowtow slaver 1toady truckleSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to curry favor by behaving obsequiously and submissively: fawned on her superior; students apple-polishing the teacher; bootlicked to get a promotion; lawyers kowtowing to a judge; slavered over his rich uncle; toadying to members of the club; nobles truckling to the king.
Another word for fawnverb
To support slavishly every opinion or suggestion of a superior:bootlick, cringe, grovel, kowtow, slaver, toady, truckle. (Informal) apple-polish, brownnose, cotton. (Slang) suck up. Idioms: curry favor, dance attendance, kiss someone's feet, lick someone's boots. See over