dote on/upon

phrasal verb
doted on/upon; doting on/upon; dotes on/upon

Definition of dote on/upon

: to give a lot of love or attention to (someone or something) She doted on her new grandchild.

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“Dote on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dote%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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