noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of faun
OTHER WORDS FROM faunfaunlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH faunfaun , fawn
Words nearby faun
Example sentences from the Web for faun
He was Mr. Tumnus, the delightful faun, in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.James McAvoy on ‘Filth,’ His Wild Bachelor Party, and BB Gun Fights with Jennifer Lawrence|Marlow Stern|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We hope our film Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq illuminates the exceptional qualities of Tanny in dance and in life.
Jerome Robbins, also at NYCB, did the same, and she inspired him to create his radical Afternoon of the Faun for her.
The palette was gentle and pretty, focusing on rose pinks, lavenders, dusky mauve, mint, faun and pale lemon.
They seemed creatures scarcely more sylvan than he, sprawled, like a loitering faun with his hands clasped behind his head.The Squirrel-Cage|Dorothy Canfield
He should go naked as a faun; such things roamed about the primeval woods seeking what they might devour.Olive in Italy|Moray Dalton
Mamise was amazed to find that the strenuous business man had so much of the faun in his soul.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Dunstan, the charmed faun look in his eyes, prone at Minga's feet.Under the Law|Edwina Stanton Babcock
The house of the Faun at Pompeii, which is the most richly paved of all, was a museum of mosaics.The Wonders of Pompeii|Marc Monnier