fondler vs petter what difference

what is difference between fondler and petter

English

Etymology

fondle +‎ -er

Noun

fondler (plural fondlers)

  1. One who fondles.
    Freddy is a compulsive fondler: he needs the cuddly cat on his lap whenever his lover is out.

See also

  • fondling

References

  • Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

Anagrams

  • forlend


English

Etymology

pet +‎ -t- +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɛtə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɛtə(ɹ)/, /-ɾə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtə, -ɛtə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: pet‧ter

Noun

petter (plural petters)

  1. (rare) One who pets.
    • 1953, Ernest Watson Burgess, Paul Wallin, Engagement and marriage
      [] 36) are good sports 37) have a good sense of humor 38) are not sissies 39) do not try to neck on the first date 40) are not routine petters []
    • 2007, George Philip, Cowboy life: the letters of George Philip
      I was always a petter of my horses, teaching them to do some minor tricks.

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