1. [ adjective ] having or displaying warmth or affection
Synonyms: tender affectionate warm lovesome caring

"affectionate children" "caring parents" "a fond embrace" "fond of his nephew" "a tender glance" "a warm embrace"

Related terms: loving
2. [ adjective ] extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
Synonyms: doting adoring

"adoring grandparents" "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain" "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"

Related terms: loving
3. [ adjective ] absurd or silly because unlikely

"fond hopes of becoming President" "fond fancies"

Related terms: foolish
4. [ adjective ] (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
Synonyms: partial

"fond of chocolate" "partial to horror movies"

Related terms: inclined
Similar spelling:   found