Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

fondle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fondle

  1. to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner <a cat who enjoys being fondled by his loving owners> Synonyms caress, gentle, love, pat, pet, stroke Related Words bill, canoodle, cuddle, neck, nestle, nose, nuzzle, snuggle, spoon; feel up, paw; cradle, embrace, enfold, hug; bounce, dandle; knead, massage; baby, coddle, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil




Learn More about fondle


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fondle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of striking ability or excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!