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transitive verb dan·dled, dan·dling, dan·dles
- To move (a small child) up and down on the knees or in the arms in a playful way: “Somebody who was dandled on Queen Victoria's knee must appear an old fogy” (Edward, Duke of Windsor).
- To pamper or pet.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- danˈdler noun