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  • n. Plural form of fawner.


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  • Timon afterwards offers some-more lavish presents to fawners as good as flatterers; he seems mechanical, a partial of observed, simply a repeated benefaction giver.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • He has no standing what so ever except with the foam-at-the-mouth wingnuts and of course his fawners in the MSM (Gregory, Stephanopolous, Schieffer, Scarborough, Dobbs, etc.)

    TPMDC Morning Roundup

  • I have some respect for some of them, particularly those few who came to office with some accomplishment outside gvt, and for the very few I've met who didn't act like Olympian demigods towing an entourage of professional fawners.

    The F-Team

  • And Sarah Palin demonstrated just how vain someone can be by fawning over her fawners.


  • Then I took him the rounds, of clubs, and the Horse Guards, and the Park, presented him to anyone of consequence whom I felt it might be useful to toady - and, by George, I had no shortage of friends and fawners when the word got about who he was.

    The Sky Writer

  • He was bitchin' about how all the Liberal fawners are making things harder for Obama.

    Axelrod: "It’s surreal, so much of this is... It’s kind of hard to absorb and get your hands around all we’re trying to do."

  • Now most of them are outright fawners … hoping that if they say and do the right things the right way — and have the correct hair – that they may get a WH job someday.

    Think Progress » Tony Snow Attacks President Carter

  • He could scarcely have done anything that would have been a better instance of his real nature, or a better warning to fawners and parasites not to trust in lion-hearted princes.

    A Child's History of England

  • In those merry times nothing could equal the brutal servility of the Scottish fawners, but the conduct of similar degraded beings in England.

    A Child's History of England

  • But, some silken-clad smoothers, some purple parasites, some fawners in frippery, some greedy and begartered ones in gorgeous garments, he does impeach — ay, and wrathfully!

    Contributions to All the Year Round


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