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fondling


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fondling  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fondling  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fondle  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fondling 
  n  :  foreplay  without  contact  with  the  genital  organs  [syn:  {caressing}, 
  {cuddling},  {hugging},  {kissing},  {necking},  {petting}, 
  {smooching},  {snuggling}] 




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