Definition of bonding in US English:

bonding

noun

  • The establishment of a relationship or link with someone based on shared feelings, interests, or experiences.

    ‘we were friendly to each other, but there was no bonding’

adjective

  • 1Having the function of joining things securely, especially by means of an adhesive substance, heat, or pressure.

    ‘a bonding agent’
    1. 1.1 Establishing a relationship or link with someone based on shared feelings, interests, or experiences.
      ‘it's bonding to sing together’

Pronunciation

bonding

/ˈbändiNG//ˈbɑndɪŋ/