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Synonyms for fondle
ˈfɒn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caress, fondle(verb)

    touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

    "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    caress

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fondle

    To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.

    See synonyms for AFFRONT.

    Synonyms:
    caress, coddle, court, embrace, flatter, kiss, pamper, pet

    Preposition:
    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fondle

    Synonyms:
    dandle, pet, caress

    Antonyms:
    tease, worry, annoy, chafe, irritate, ruffle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fondle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    caress, pet, coddle, cosset, treat with fondness, make much of, make a pet of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    caress

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