1. fond => fondle.
- fondle (v.)
- 1690s, "treat with indulgence and affection" (now obsolete), from fond (adj.) + frequentative ending. Or possibly from the obsolete verb fond "be fond, be in love, dote" (1520s), from the adjective or altered from earlier fon. Sense of "caress" first recorded 1796. As a noun from 1833. Related: Fondled; fondling (1670s as a past participle adjective); fondlesome.
- 1. He tried to kiss her and fondle her.
- 2. Did you fondle anyone while I was away?
- 3. Mothers and fathers must have a chance to fondle their new babies.
- 4. The birds sing songs and the cool breeze fondle the green grass.
- 5. The beautiful thing on the world often makes a person fondle admiringly.
[ fondle 造句 ]