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- adj. Excessively fond.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fond to excess.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Excessively foolish or silly.
- Fond to excess; doting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excessively fond
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The new Anna Pigeon mystery reminds me of why I gave up on Nevada Barr years ago (lurid and incoherent); Elizabeth and Mary is repetitive and overfond of the first queen at the expense of the second; the new Dennis Lehane is too hairy-chested; and those New Yorkers pile up as readily on my iPod as they do on the bathroom scales.
Not that he was become afraid, or overfond of the corner by the fire and the well-filled pot.
The orcs were not overfond of contingency plans, Cairne had learned.
These Berbers, however, are true barbarians, overfond of Búzah (the beer of Osiris) and not unfrequently dangerous.
Perhaps a little volatile in its politics — the later sixties saw some flirtations with modish Third Worldism, and even a willingness to be gulled by the neo-Stalinist charlatan Louis Althusser — and sometimes overfond of opacity in prose, the NLR strove to uphold a staunch internationalism and an independence from the mental categories of the Cold War.
Because I am not overfond of the rather strong smell of the fruit, I left it out on the verandah - and this was the result.
Think about it: Here's this strange guy, just WAY too overfond of children, who already has several acusations of molestation against him- one of which ended up in court.
Rhavas had no great love for Zautzes; the man was a lecher, and also overfond of wine, at least by the prelate's austere standards.
‘I guess you young aristocrats are never overfond of doing much with your own arms and legs.’
Though never overfond of my late daughter, I had a proper pride about her.
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