Definitions of fanned

  1. especially spread in a fan shape; " the peacock's fanned tail"; " the spread- out cards"

Usage examples for fanned

  1. She was fanned slowly, and all was peace. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  2. It was quite warm and he fanned himself lazily with his broad straw hat. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. She felt very hot, and fanned herself with her programme. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  4. Norah fanned herself with a bunch of gum leaves, and cast an anxious look at Tommy. – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  5. Fanned by the breeze, the whole house burst into flames full soon. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  6. The fire had died down to a ruddy heap of embers, which glowed and grew grey again, as the draughts fanned them from the doorway. – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  7. The native began to chatter excitedly, and as they stood there a chill draught fanned their cheeks. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  8. Julia stirred not, her breath regularly fanned the burning cheek of the blind girl. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  9. She took up a palm- leaf fan and fanned him, watching him anxiously. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  10. Then as he fanned himself with his straw hat he caught, on the silk band across the interior, the words: " Smith's Famous Headwear, Washington, D. C." No, he was really an astronomer. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  11. The gentle motion fanned the blaze, and in a moment a broad glare of light fell upon the water in front of us, while the boat remained in utter darkness. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  12. " Give me, give- me- air-" He struggled for breath, which her tight clasp denied him; and for some minutes he panted, while Mr. Dunbar fanned him with his hat. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  13. This was placed in a handful of dry grass, and whirled rapidly round until it was fanned into a flame. – Silver Lake by R.M. Ballantyne