Definitions for Dandleˈdæn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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