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Synonyms for fawner

someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect

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Dostoevsky also employs names of secondary characters with obvious comic connotations, such as that of Lebeziatnikov, whose name suggests a fawner, and Lippewechsel, whose German last name means someone who flaps their lips.
Chain-smoking Dascombe is no celebrity fawner, and it may help that he knows so little about football that Owen had to explain one horse's owner as "Paul Scholes, who played with me for England".
Customers and staff, from left, Joy Longley, Jenny Fawner, Linda Ferrar, Sheila Trew and Mary Hopkins.
An ace fawner himself, Barrymore's a control freak and master of manipulation who sucks in the weak and vulnerable to do his bidding.