Definition of Fondle

1. Verb. Touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner. "Sam cannot fondle Sue "; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"

Exact synonyms: Caress
Specialized synonyms: Paw, Grope, Dandle, Pet, Chuck, Pat, Nose, Nuzzle, Pet, Tickle
Generic synonyms: Stroke
Derivative terms: Caress, Fondling



Definition of Fondle

1. v. t. To treat or handle with tenderness or in a loving manner; to caress; as, a nurse fondles a child.

Definition of Fondle

1. Verb. To touch or stroke lovingly. ¹

2. Verb. To grasp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fondle

1. to caress [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES] - See also: caress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fondle

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fonazine mesylate
fond
fond(p)
fond regard
fondaco
fondacos
fondant
fondants
fondas
fondation jean dausset-ceph
fonded
fonder
fondest
fonding
fondle (current term)
fondleable
fondled
fondler
fondlers
fondles
fondling
fondlingly
fondlings
fondly
fondness
fondnesses
fondon
fonds
fondu

Literary usage of Fondle

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1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"We caress by words or actions; wo fondle by actions only : caresses are not always unsuitable ; but fondling, which is the extreme of caressing, ..."

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