how to pronounce fawn


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fawn is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of fawn in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… give the baby to the fawn as a sacrifice …”

meanings of fawn


  1. A young deer.
  2. A servile cringe or bow.
  3. The young of an animal; a whelp.
  4. A pale brown colour tinted with yellow, like that of a fawn.
  5. Base flattery.


  1. To show devotion or submissiveness by wagging its tail, nuzzling, licking, etc.
  2. To give birth to a fawn.
  3. To seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour (with on or upon).
  4. To exhibit affection or attempt to please.


  1. Of the fawn colour.

fawn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fawn occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fawn can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fawn can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to fawn


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