fond fond  /ˈfɑnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having or displaying warmth or affection
  2. (adj) extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
  3. (adj) (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
  4. (adj) absurd or silly because unlikely

Usage(s):

  • Jean Charles Millet, 32, of Barbizon, France, was extremely fond of his grandfather.

News

  1. Final push to save JFK’s endangered ‘flying saucer’ Pan Am terminal

    Anthony Stramaglia has many fond memories of JFK Airport’s iconic Terminal 3. For one, it was the first place he ever got on a plane. “I was only 2 years old,” said Stramaglia of his first trip through Pan American World Airways’ "Jetsons"-esque structure, the Worldport. “I’m dating myself here, but it must have been [...]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Lookout via Yahoo! News

  2. LETTER: A fond farewell to Superintendent Pete Miller

    EDITOR: With a fond farewell, I wish Pete Miller, superintendent of Somerset Hills School District, the very best in the next stage of life. He has served the district with a calm intelligence and ste
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Bernardsville News

  3. Fond du Lac raises money to rebuild fire-damaged playground

    FOND DU LAC (WITI) — On May 12th, vandals burned the playground equipment at Hamilton Park. The Hamilton Park not...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee

Quotes

  1. "It is never easy to make a change in managers," Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria said in a statement. "Fredi has been with our club for four years. We have become close, and I am extremely fond of Fredi. I, along with all our fans, am grateful...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jeffrey Loria Source: UPI.com

  2. "The outpouring of love, gratitude and fond memories to which we have all borne witness is a testament to the way this singular figure in American history touched so many lives," Obama said. "His ideas and ideals are stamped on scores of laws...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CTV.ca

  3. "It would mean a lot to any player [to win], myself included, given that I've come so close so many times," Mickelson said earlier this week. "I've played so much here over the years, and I've had some success at AT&T and have a lot of fond...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Vancouver Sun

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