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Meaning of “caress” - Learner’s Dictionary

caress

verb [T]     /kəˈres/
to touch someone in a gentle way that shows that you love them: He caressed the back of her neck.Sexual attractionAttractiveShowing affectionTouching and feeling
caress noun [C]
Translations of “caress”
in Arabic يُلاطِف, يُداعِب…
in Korean 어루만지다…
in Malaysian membelai…
in French caresser…
in Turkish okşamak, dokunmak, hafif hafif okşayarak sevmek…
in Italian carezzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛撫, 撫摸, 親吻…
in Russian ласкать…
in Polish pieścić…
in Vietnamese vuốt ve…
in Spanish acariciar, caricia…
in Portuguese acariciar…
in Thai สัมผัสด้วยความรัก…
in German liebkosen…
in Catalan acariciar…
in Japanese ~を優しくなでる…
in Indonesian membelai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱抚, 抚摸, 亲吻…
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