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Fondle

FOND'LE

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Verb.
T.
To treat with tenderness; to caress; as, a nurse fondles a child.

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fondle

fondle

English

Verb

fondle (third-person singular simple present fondles, present participle fondling, simple past and past participle fondled)

  1. To touch or stroke lovingly.
    Mothers fondle their babies.
  2. To grasp.
    The lovers fondled each other.

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References

  • fondle” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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