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English definition of “fawn on/upon sb”

fawn on/upon sb

phrasal verb with fawn     /fɔːn/ US  /fɑːn/ verb
If an animal such as a dog fawns on/upon you, it is very friendly towards you and rubs itself against you.Animal (non-human) behaviour
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