English dictionary

fond meaning and definition

FOND adjective

Definition of fond (adjective)

  1. having or displaying warmth or affection
  2. extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
    • synonyms: adoring, doting
  3. (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
    • "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies"
    • synonyms: partial
  4. absurd or silly because unlikely
    • "fond hopes of becoming President"; "fond fancies"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet