adjective, fond·er, fond·est.
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Origin of fond1
Definition for fond (2 of 2)
noun, plural fonds [fondz; French fawn]. /fɒndz; French fɔ̃/.
Origin of fond2
Example sentences from the Web for fond
Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, where books are concerned.Why Is Barnes and Noble Getting Out of the Bookstore Business?|Megan McArdle|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But I imagine that we got fonder of each other, and he put me up for things.
As George Eliot says: “We get the fonder of our houses if they have a physiognomy of their own, as our friends have.”
A change had come over him since they parted; he had grown fonder of his parents, but colder to her.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The jovial Campers became ever bluffer and heartier and fonder of them as song followed song.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
"Absence hasn't made the heart grow any fonder," he reflected.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
Marmoset was fonder of riding than walking, so that Grampus had enough to do; but he did not put himself much about.Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for fond (1 of 2)