fond of

idiom
1 : having a liking for or love of (someone or something) : doing (something) a lot
  • I'm fond of skiing.
  • She grew quite fond of him.
2 : doing (something) a lot
  • She's fond of asking silly questions.

Word by Word Definitions

fond play
  1. : foolish, silly

  2. : prizing highly : desirous

  3. : having an affection or liking

  1. : to lavish affection : dote

  1. : background, basis

  2. : small particles of browned food and especially meat that adhere to the bottom of a cooking pan and are used especially in making sauces

  3. : fund


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