fawn (up)on (one)(redirected from fawn on somebody)
fawn (up)on (one)
To flatter and fuss over one. Any time that famous singer comes here, people can't help themselves— they just start fawning upon her.
See also: fawn
fawn (up)on someone
Fig. to praise and flatter someone. Aunt Mabel fawned on the new baby till the poor child was rescued by her mother. I hate the way our aunts fawn on us at family gatherings.