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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lavish attention on.

Usage examples (36)
  • She loved to dote on the children despite warnings that she was spoiling them.
  • "Then you won't have another chance to get a mess of those trout you just 'dote' on."
  • Frankly, I dote on Mike and his shovel, Mary Anne.
  • For, though I dote on blood, and thoughts of plunder for more
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