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Synonyms of fawning

Verb


1. fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel, bend, flex

usage: show submission or fear

2. fawn, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up, flatter, blandish

usage: try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"

3. fawn, give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have

usage: have fawns; "deer fawn"

Adjective


1. bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish, insincere (vs. sincere)

usage: attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

2. bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish, servile (vs. unservile)

usage: attempting to win favor by flattery

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