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Meaning of FONDLING

Pronunciation:  f'ânduling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
 

FONDLING is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: caressing, cuddling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling
 
 See Also: arousal, foreplay, snogging, stimulation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fon"dling\, n. [From {Fondle}.]
    The act of caressing; manifestation of tenderness.
    
          Cyrus made no . . . amorous fondling To fan her pride,
          or melt her guardless heart.             --Mickle.
    
    
  2. \Fond"ling\, n. [Fond + -ling.]
    1. A person or thing fondled or caressed; one treated with
       foolish or doting affection.
    
             Fondlings are in danger to be made fools.
                                                   --L'Estrange.
    
    2. A fool; a simpleton; a ninny. [Obs.] --Chapman.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amorous dalliance, billing and cooing, bundling, caressing, cosset, cuddling, dalliance, darling, favorite, hugging, idol, jewel, kissing, lollygagging, lovemaking, matinee idol, minion, necking, nestling, nuzzling, pet, petting, preference, sexual intercourse, snuggling, spoiled child, spooning
 

 

 

 

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