verb (used with object), dan·dled, dan·dling.
1. to move (a baby, child, etc.) lightly up and down, as on one's knee or in one's arms.
2. to pet; pamper.
Related Words for dandle
fondle, nuzzle, play, toy, love, dance, toss, amuse, cosset, pet, cradle, rock, sport
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Origin: 1520–30; dand- (obscurely akin to the base of French dandiner to dandle, se dandiner to waddle, and related Romance words) + -le
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