Definitions for Dandleˈdæn dl

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  1. dandle(verb)

    move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees

  2. dandle(verb)

    pet

    "the grandfather dandled the small child"

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  1. dandle(Verb)

    To move up and down on oneu2019s knee or in oneu2019s arms, in affectionate play, as an infant.

  2. dandle(Verb)

    To treat with fondness, as if a child; to fondle; to toy with; to pet.

  3. dandle(Verb)

    To play with; to put off or delay by trifles; to wheedle.

  4. Origin: Compare German dändeln, Old Dutch and Provincial German danten, German tand; Scots dandill.

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  1. Dandle(verb)

    to move up and down on one's knee or in one's arms, in affectionate play, as an infant

  2. Dandle(verb)

    to treat with fondness, as if a child; to fondle; to toy with; to pet

  3. Dandle(verb)

    to play with; to put off or delay by trifles; to wheedle

  4. Origin: [Cf. G. dndeln to trifly, dandle, OD. & Prov. G. danten, G. tand trifly, prattle; Scot. dandill, dander, to go about idly, to trifly.]


Translations for Dandle

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  • дундуркам, приласкавам, глезяBulgarian
  • ταχταρίζωGreek
  • térden lovagoltat, ringatHungarian

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