doting doting  /ˈdoʊ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Having been denied education and material goods as children, many adults wildly overcompensate in doting on their kids.
  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963 A doting father, he left two children, ages five and three.
  3. He had been driven by ambition from his earliest days and encouraged by his doting parents to think highly of himself.

News

  1. Anthony Weiner Has an Adorable New Excuse

    Bolstering his image as a doting dad , Anthony Weiner missed two campaign events on Sunday morning because his son was sick. “He has an ear infection and he just wanted to be held so I just couldn’t make it,” Weiner said.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. As dads, Vaughn, Wilson bond with kids on set

    Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have gone from womanizing "Wedding Crashers" to doting dads who bring their kids to work.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  3. Vince Vaughn & Owen Wilson, together again

    Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have gone from womanizing Wedding Crashers to doting dads who bring their kids to work.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. "We, Heath's family can confirm the very tragic, untimely and accidental passing of our dearly loved son, brother and doting father of Matilda," Mr Ledger said in Perth. "He was down to earth, generous, kind hearted, life loving unselfish...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Heath Ledger Source: ic Wales

  2. Costar John Malkovich added: "He was very doting with his daughter during shooting on a couple of days I was there. He"s very much a present parent."
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: John Malkovich Source: Times of India

  3. "You know, it's horrific," Tom told "The View" ladies after a long pause. "You know, like, it's just horrific. Here'sa man who: both of them, doting parents. Just wonderful people."
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Tom Cruise Source: Access Hollywood

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