Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Affection or liking for someone or something.‘I remember him with great fondness’‘I have a fondness for spicy food’
affection, love, liking, warmth, tenderness, kindness, devotion, care, endearment, feeling, sentiment, attachment, closeness, friendliness, familiarity, intimacyliking, love, taste, partiality, preference, keenness, inclination, penchant, predilection, fancy, relish, passion, proclivity, appetiteView synonyms
- ‘Millar didn't care much for sentiment, but he remembered Bilsland with some fondness.’
- ‘She loved the old songs and traditional music and retained a fondness for them to the end.’
- ‘He even believes their fondness for each other profoundly affected the course of events.’
- ‘Not alone was he a perfectionist but he brought a great sense of devotion and fondness to his work.’
- ‘But she was not too upset, for she knew it was a gesture of fondness and respect for Hector Quintero.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.