The actors stayed in the same motel, and Eisenberg and fanning drove to work each day.
fanning, ever the old soul, returned the gestures by knitting the veteran actors scarves.
Rodarte made headlines last year when they custom-made a look from their Spring 2011 runway for fanning.
They dubbed it into Egyptian Arabic and have been fanning the flames of anger in Cairo for several days.
Tea Party–based political operatives are fanning out across the country in anticipation of 2014.
To me, in honor of my 'juniority,' as Mrs. fanning said, was assigned a place near her.
Levi had taken off his coat and waistcoat and was fanning himself with his hat.
And Gordon Lowndes stood erect in his place, fanning himself with the unpaid-for programmes, and beaming upon all the house.
Women were fanning themselves and men were mopping their foreheads.
fanning empty air with both oars, I was saved from falling backwards by the forty-five degree up-tilt of the boat.
device to make an air current, Old English fann (West Saxon) "a basket or shovel for winnowing grain" (by tossing it in the air), from Latin vannus, related to ventus "wind" (see wind (n.1)).
The chaff, being lighter, would blow off. Sense of "device for moving air" first recorded late 14c.; the hand-held version is first attested 1550s. A fan-light (1819) was shaped like a lady's fan.
"devotee," 1889, American English, originally of baseball enthusiasts, probably a shortening of fanatic, but may be influenced by the fancy, a collective term for followers of a certain hobby or sport (especially boxing); see fancy. There is an isolated use from 1682, but the modern word is likely a late 19c. formation. Fan club attested by 1930.
late Old English fannian "to winnow grain," from the noun (see fan (n.1)). Meaning "to stir up air" is from early 15c. Related: Fanned; fanning. To fan out "spread out like a hand-held fan," is from 1590s.
a winnowing shovel by which grain was thrown up against the wind that it might be cleansed from broken straw and chaff (Isa. 30:24; Jer. 15:7; Matt. 3:12). (See AGRICULTURE.)