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see synonyms of fondling


1. caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling

affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

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

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see synonyms of fondling
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 fondling
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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