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Having too great an affection or liking for someone or something.‘he's been getting overfond of this Pinot Grigio’
adoring, devoted, doting, loving, caring, affectionate, warm, tender, kind, attentive, solicitousView synonyms
- ‘Perhaps I am overfond of this cartoon, because I wore out the storybook record of it when I was a child.’
- ‘It still basks in the quick reversals McDonagh is overfond of, and the characters are even more inconsistent.’
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