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1. caress, fondle

touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

Example Sentences:
'He caressed her face'
'They fondled in the back seat of the taxi'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of fondle
1. (transitive)
to touch or stroke tenderly; caress
2. (intransitive) archaic
to act in a loving manner

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see synonyms of fondle
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈfondled or ˈfondling
to stroke or handle in a tender and loving way; caress
to touch or stroke, often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
3.  Obsolete
to pamper

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see synonyms of fondle
v. fon·dled, fon·dling, fon·dles
1. To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly. See Synonyms at caress.
2. To handle, stroke, or touch sexually and inappropriately.
3. Obsolete To treat with indulgence and solicitude; pamper.
1. To show fondness or affection by stroking or touching.
2. To touch, stroke, or handle someone or something sexually and inappropriately.

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