Meaning of “fond” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /fɒnd/
be fond of sb/sth

B1 to like someone or something:

to be fond of animals/music
[ + doing sth ] He's not very fond of dancing.
a fond hope/belief, etc

something that you wish were true, but probably is not

fondly adverb
fondness noun [ C, U ]

We both have a fondness for cricket.

(Definition of “fond” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)