Definición de caress en inglés:

caress

Silabificación: ca·ress
Pronunciación: /kəˈres
 
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[with object]
  • Touch or stroke gently or lovingly: she caressed the girl’s forehead figurative a gentle breeze caressed his skin (as adjective caressing) his caressing touch
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • When he finally reached it he touched its snow white feathers and caressed it gently.
    • She was dressed in pale pink silk, her gown gently caressing the floor and her head adorned with a dainty, bejewelled crown.
    • He smiled at me and pulled me to him, stroking my hair and caressing my face.

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  • A gentle or loving touch.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • With a caress far more gentle than any silk, he touched her tiny lips with his fingers after he lay her back down in the crib.
    • She turned back to face him, as she felt his hand on her shoulder, his touch as light as the gentle caress of a flower.
    • A soft sound, maybe a laugh, then fingers touched the nape of my neck in a gentle caress.

Derivativos

caressingly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He ran his fingers caressingly over his hair again.
  • The serviceable yet soft material fell over her skin caressingly.
  • I watch as he slides one hand vertically along the desk - slowly, caressingly.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French caresser (verb), caresse (noun), from Italian carezza, based on Latin carus 'dear'.

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