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grope
British English: /ɡrəʊp/
American English: /ɡroʊp/

Translation of grope in Italian:

noun

[informal]
  • to give somebody a grope
    palpeggiare qualcuno

transitive verb

  • 1 (feel) See examples:he groped his way down the dark staircase, past the furniture
    scese le scale a tentoni nel buio, passò accanto ai mobili a tentoni

intransitive verb

  • to grope for something
    cercare qualcosa a tentoni, a tastoni
    to grope in the dark [figurative]

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