Definitions for DOTEdoʊt
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be foolish or senile due to old age
shower with love; show excessive affection for
"Grandmother dotes on her the twins"
A darling, a cutie.
To be excessively fond of.
Little Bill's parents just keep doting on him.
To act in a foolish manner.
Origin: From doten; compare to Germanic dotten, "to be foolish".
a marriage portion. [Obs.] See 1st Dot, n
to act foolishly
to be weak-minded, silly, or idiotic; to have the intellect impaired, especially by age, so that the mind wanders or wavers; to drivel
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
an imbecile; a dotard
Origin: [See Dot dowry.]
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