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Meaning of FONDLE

Pronunciation:  'fândl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"
 

FONDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: stroke
 
 See Also: caress, lap, lick

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fon"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fondled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Fondling}.] [From {Fond}, v.]
To treat or handle with tenderness or in a loving manner; to
caress; as, a nurse fondles a child.

Syn: Syn.- See {Caress}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bear, bosom, care for, caress, cherish, clasp, cling to, clip, cocker, coddle, cosset, cradle, cuddle, cultivate, dandle, dry-nurse, embosom, embrace, entertain, feed, feel up, foster, handle, harbor, have, have and hold, hold, hold on to, hug, keep, knead, lavish care on, love, massage, mother, nestle, nose, nourish, nurse, nurture, nuzzle, pamper, pat, pet, rub, rub against, rub noses, snuggle, spoon-feed, stroke, suckle, sustain, touch, treasure, treasure up, wet-nurse
 

 

 

 

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