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Extremely and uncritically fond of someone; adoring:‘she was spoiled outrageously by her doting father’
- ‘He spent about four hours casting from various angles, without a hook, watching the trout with the eyes of a doting daddy.’
- ‘They are also doting grandparents to nine lovely grandchildren.’
- ‘An erudite, doting wife, Eileen, who calls him darling in lovely, wartime tones, completes the cosy mirage.’
- ‘You are sure to lap up the special doting treatment emanating from your mate.’
- ‘He tended to its every complaint with the attention of a doting mother to a sick child.’
- ‘Every few feet he was accosted by more doting women than a film actor.’
- ‘He frequently complimented her, playing the part of the doting husband to the hilt.’
- ‘In at the birth of the peace process, Hayden remained a doting parent throughout the nineties.’
- ‘Doting mother of two, devoted spouse, Pippa Lee has a complex past.’
- ‘At first glance, Brian seems like a normal doting father.’
- ‘No doubt they broadly wished to please her, which would incidentally have disposed the doting King in their favour.’
- ‘Being summoned by a doting pet can be one of the more endearing ways to return to our senses.’
- ‘The visible tableau reveals a dutiful father and a doting son.’
- ‘Death will come that afternoon, quietly, before his doting sisters return from school.’
- ‘Gary, meanwhile, says he'd like nothing better than to be the doting grandparent of Greg's sons.’
- ‘Bruno is a dissolute character who lives with his doting mother.’
- ‘Fourteen years later, she's a fixture at the school, a doting first-grade teacher.’
- ‘She loved and adored him but he wasn't exactly the doting husband.’
- ‘The attendant asked Sue, with the same doting, placid face, the same question.’
- ‘He got a headstart: his doting parents taught him to read early, to study hard, to take on responsibility for himself.’
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