Synonyms of fawning in English:


See definition of fawning


1‘a circle of fawning civil servants’


obsequious, servile, sycophantic, flattering, ingratiating, unctuous, oleaginous, oily, toadyish, slavish, bowing and scraping, grovelling, abject, crawling, creeping, cringing, prostrate, Uriah Heepish

informal bootlicking, smarmy, slimy, sucky, soapy

North American informal brown-nosing

British vulgar slang arse-kissing, bum-sucking

North American vulgar slang kiss-ass, ass-kissing, suckholing

rare saponaceous