fond [-er, -est] adj


  1. Doting; indulgent.
  2. Silly; comic; playful; light-hearted; not serious
  3. Phrase. “be fond of”: really like; definitely prefer; favor very much.

fond adv

see fond, adj.

  1. Delightfully; giddily; with high spirits.
  2. Tenderly; lovingly.

fond n

see fond, adj.

  1. Friend; lover; beloved; dear one; family member; [fig.] mourner; grief-stricken person; one who misses the departed person.