fawn1 / fôn; fän/ • n. 1. a young deer in its first year.2. a light yellowish-brown color.• v. [intr.] (of a deer) produce young.fawn2 • v. [intr.] give a servile display of exaggerated flattery or affection, typically in order to gain favor or advantage: congressmen fawn over the President.DERIVATIVES: fawn·ing·ly adv.