"doting" meaning in All languages combined

Adjective [English]

Forms: more doting [comparative], most doting [superlative]
  1. Characterized by giving love and affection.

Noun [English]

Forms: dotings [plural]
  1. Excessive fondness; reverence.

Verb [English]

  1. present participle of dote Tags: form-of, participle, present Form of: dote

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

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