Words Like DANDLE

We have put together a list of words that are similar to DANDLE.

3 Alternative Words Similar to dandle

1 Displace Verb      Synonym Words Like Displace
2 Move Verb      Synonym Words Like Move
3 Pet Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Pet

10 definitions of dandle

1 To move up and down on one's knee or in one's arms, in affectionate play, as an infant.
2 To treat with fondness, as if a child; to fondle; to toy with; to pet.
3 To play with; to put off or delay by trifles; to wheedle.
4 move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees
5 pet
6 To move (a small child) up and down on the knees or in the arms in a playful way: "Somebody who was dandled on Queen Victoria's knee must appear an old fogy” ( Edward, Duke of Windsor).
7 To pamper or pet.
8 Narragansett Bay See seesaw. See Regional Note at teeter-totter.
9 To shake or move up and down in the arms or on the knee, as a nurse tosses or trots an infant; amuse by play.
10 Hence To fondle or make much of; treat as a child; pet; amuse.
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