Definitions for DOTEdoʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dote(verb)

    be foolish or senile due to old age

  2. dote(verb)

    shower with love; show excessive affection for

    "Grandmother dotes on her the twins"

Wiktionary

  1. dote(Noun)

    A darling, a cutie.

  2. dote(Verb)

    To be excessively fond of.

    Little Bill's parents just keep doting on him.

  3. dote(Verb)

    To act in a foolish manner.

  4. Origin: From doten; compare to Germanic dotten, "to be foolish".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dote(noun)

    a marriage portion. [Obs.] See 1st Dot, n

  2. Dote(noun)

    natural endowments

  3. Dote(verb)

    to act foolishly

  4. Dote(verb)

    to be weak-minded, silly, or idiotic; to have the intellect impaired, especially by age, so that the mind wanders or wavers; to drivel

  5. Dote(verb)

    to be excessively or foolishly fond; to love to excess; to be weakly affectionate; -- with on or upon; as, the mother dotes on her child

  6. Dote(noun)

    an imbecile; a dotard

  7. Origin: [See Dot dowry.]


Translations for DOTE

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • оглупявам, влюбвам се до уши, изкуфявамBulgarian
  • schwärmenGerman
  • hölmöillä, söpöläinen, jumaloidaFinnish
  • whakamatariki, whakamaimoaMāori
  • dollen, schat, dot, dol zijn opDutch
  • душечка, души не чаять, впадать в старческий маразм, выживать из ума, милашка, обожатьRussian

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