fond

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɒnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɑnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fond for 1; fond; Fr.n for 2)


Inflections of 'fond' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
fonder
adj comparative
fondest
adj superlative
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fond

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. fond memories of [my home town, growing up]
  2. am growing (quite) fond of you
  3. is [rather, very, quite] fond of [chocolate, brandy, ice-cream]
  4. is fond of [saying, telling, going]
  5. is extremely fond of
  6. am not [very, too] fond of
  7. fond and [loving, proud, faithful]
  8. (bade them) a fond farewell
  9. had a fond childhood
  10. had a fond [look, smile, expression]
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