What does grope mean?

Definitions for grope
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grope(verb)

    the act of groping; and instance of groping

  2. grope, fumble(verb)

    feel about uncertainly or blindly

    "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"

  3. grope(verb)

    search blindly or uncertainly

    "His mind groped to make the connection"

  4. grope(verb)

    fondle for sexual pleasure

    "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"

Wiktionary

  1. grope(Noun)

    An act of groping, especially sexually.

  2. grope(Noun)

    an iron fitting of a medieval cart wheel

  3. grope(Verb)

    To feel with or use the hands; to handle.

  4. grope(Verb)

    To search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see.

  5. grope(Verb)

    To touch (another person) closely and sexually

    We'd been together 2 weeks, and have just been kissing and groping, but no sex yet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grope(verb)

    to feel with or use the hands; to handle

  2. Grope(verb)

    to search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see

  3. Grope(verb)

    to search out by feeling in the dark; as, we groped our way at midnight

  4. Grope(verb)

    to examine; to test; to sound

  5. Origin: [OE. gropen, gropien, grapien, AS. grpian to touch, grope, fr. grpan to gripe. See Gripe.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grope

    grōp, v.i. to search for something, as if blind or in the dark.—v.t. to search by feeling.—adv. Grop′ingly, in a groping manner. [A.S. grápian, to seize; allied to grab, gripe.]

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How to say grope in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grope in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of grope in a Sentence

  1. The Hollywood Reporter:

    I didnt grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. Thats my thing I licked Carrie Fisher at a roast. Its me being funny. Im not trying to sexually harass people.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Many people often say that love is blind. But, as far as I am concerned Love is never blind. It sees more and not less. On the contrary, Lust is blind and no wonder it blindfolds one and makes the person to grope in obscure darkness. Yes! that is just what it does. -Emeasoba George

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