Origin of fondle
OTHER WORDS FROM fondlefondler, nounfon·dling·ly, adverbo·ver·fon·dle, verb, o·ver·fon·dled, o·ver·fon·dling.un·fon·dled, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fondlefondling , foundling
How to use fondle in a sentence
In April, an Uber driver was charged with fondling a passenger in Chicago.
It was an uberX driver who was charged with fondling a passenger in Chicago in March.
Woolfolk told Galasso that the priest started by fondling him as a young boy, which escalated to rape by the time he was 12.Carmine Galasso’s ‘Crosses’: Childhoods Robbed by the Church|The Daily Beast|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“In the stage direction, they almost have sex on stage … there was a lot more fondling,” Friedlich says.Max Friedlich, Teenage Playwright, Dazzles With Controversial ‘SleepOver’|Ramin Setoodeh|August 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When sons Joe Jr. and Jack enter his office, Joe Sr. continues his fondling as his sons look on, “amused.”
Meantime was it possible that by fondling she wanted to get anything out of Black Sheep?Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
You have then been whimpering and fondling, like a Spaniel, over the Fellow that hath abusd you.The Beggar's Opera|John Gay
These peculiarities, together with her way of fondling the pearls, did not escape Mr. Ricketty's calculating observation.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
Is there no pity, no relenting ruth, Points to the parents fondling o'er their child?The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
I was sitting up very straight beside her listening to every word Mr. Wood said, and she was fondling my head.Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders