adjective, fond·er, fond·est.
Origin of fond1
Examples from the Web for fonder
But I imagine that we got fonder of each other, and he put me up for things.
The more we saw of them the fonder we became of them and the more we admired their indomitable courage.Antarctic Penguins|George Murray Levick
The admiral's account of the engagement was brief, for he was fonder of the sword than the pen.The Lion of Saint Mark|G. A. Henty
I don't think a woman can be fonder of a man than I am of him.Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe|Eugne Brieux
It must, however, be confessed that the gentlemen are fonder of drinking away their evenings than of playing cards.The Lady of Lynn|Walter Besant
But I think the pony was fonder of Henrietta, which perhaps made it easier for her to manage it.A Great Emergency and Other Tales|Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
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