dote

verb \ ˈdōt \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018
doted; doting
1 : to exhibit mental decline of or like that of old age : be in one's dotage
2 : to be lavish or excessive in one's attention, fondness, or affection usually used with on
  • doted on her only grandchild

doter

noun

dotingly

play \ˈdō-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of dote

Middle English; akin to Middle Low German dotten to be foolish


DOTE Defined for Kids

dote

verb \ ˈdōt \
doted; doting
: to give a lot of love or attention to
  • He dotes on his dogs.


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