What does doting mean?

Definitions for doting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adoring, doting, fond(adj)

    extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

    "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"


  1. doting(Noun)

    Excessive fondness; reverence.

  2. doting(Adjective)

    Characterized by giving love and affection.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doting

    of Dote

  2. Doting(adj)

    that dotes; silly; excessively fond

Anagrams for doting »

  1. tin dog

  2. tin god


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Plutarch:

    An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.

  2. Herman Melville:

    If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how, then, with deadlier facts, not dreams of doting men? Those whom books will hurt will not be proof against events. Events, not books, should be forbid.

  3. Phyllida Law:

    I have three grandchildren – one girl and two boys. I'm a very doting grandmother. I think you're allowed to spoil when you're a granny, that's what grannies are for. In my house, chocolate biscuits are called "don't tell Dad" because that's what I say to them when they see the chocolate biscuits.

  4. Paul Casamassimo:

    We were surprised at how many good parents we have and I think that maybe speaks to the fact that parents, given the benefit of the doubt, are going to do what’s best for their child, the other fact is that these are young kids… parents tend to be more doting on younger children, that may have something to do with it as well.

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