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Adjective: fond (fonder,fondest)  fónd
  1. Having or displaying warmth or affection
    "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew";
    - affectionate, lovesome, tender
  2. Extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother";
    - adoring, doting
  3. (followed by 'of' or 'to') having a strong preference or liking for
    "fond of chocolate";
    - partial
  4. Absurd or silly because unlikely
    "fond hopes of becoming President"; "fond fancies"

Derived forms: fonder, fondest

See also: daft [Brit, informal], dumb, foolish, imbecile, imbecilic, inclined, lovey-dovey [informal], loving, stupid

Encyclopedia: Fond