adjective, fond·er, fond·est.
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Definition for fond (2 of 2)
noun, plural fonds [fondz; French fawn]. /fɒndz; French fɔ̃/.
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Example sentences from the Web for fond
I quickly grew fond of stashing items in the open overhead compartments that are spread around the interior.An Off-Grid Test of Airstream's Most Rugged Trailer|Hayden Coplen|November 22, 2020|Outside Online
Tasha Zemke, copy editorI bought this breakfast-sammie machine for my partner’s birthday over the summer, and we have become especially fond of it as the weather gets colder.
Readers of a certain age will have fond childhood memories of weekday afternoons spent in the company of the Warner siblings, Yakko, Wakko, and Dot, the central figures of the hugely popular, Emmy-award winning animated series, Animaniacs.Hulu brings back that irreverent magic with trailer for Animaniacs reboot|Jennifer Ouellette|October 22, 2020|Ars Technica
I’m particularly fond of the video of tiny legless larvae leaping into the air, accompanied by Strauss’ “Also sprach Zarathustra.”
As Warren Smith, CEO of the San Diego Loyal is fond of saying, “San Diego is the Soccer Capital of North America … it just doesn’t know it yet.”
He seemed particularly fond of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes,” he is fond of telling the press, “the target draws the arrow.
You also seem to be fond of the way the film treated gravity—as opposed to your reservations about the film Gravity.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She met a Forbes at the club the other night who is fond of literature.
A couple of things: I have lived in North Africa and I have very fond memories of that time and those people.
“My sister is passionately fond of children,” said the elder lady, in smiling apology.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
This had been quite genuine, for the Professor had been fond of his relative, who had always been very good to him.Uncanny Tales|Various
"I'm afraid I couldn't quite manage that, my dear boy," your fond parent would respond.
Bordering them were great quantities of berry-laden snow-berry bushes, of which I am very fond.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
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