grope

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To touch (another person) closely and sexually

We'd been together 2 weeks, and have just been kissing and groping, but no sex yet.

To search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see

Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the slab, and then fell to grubbing beneath it with my fingers. But the earth, which the day before had looked light and loamy to the eye, was stiff and hard enough when one came to tackle it with naked hands, and in an hour's time I had done little more than further weary myself and bruise my fingers.

An act of groping, especially sexually
To feel with or use the hands; to handle
an iron fitting of a medieval cart wheel

Gropes appear to be pieces of iron binding together the inner joint of the fitting, and grope-nails to have been used for fastening these to the wood.

{v} to feel or search for in the dark
the act of groping; and instance of groping fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"
search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection"
feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"
If you grope your way to a place, you move there, holding your hands in front of you and feeling the way because you cannot see anything. I didn't turn on the light, but groped my way across the room. = feel
If you grope for something, for example the solution to a problem, you try to think of it, when you have no real idea what it could be. She groped for a simple word to express a simple idea. + groping gropings grop·ing They continue their groping towards a constitutional settlement
To search out by feeling in the dark; as, we groped our way at midnight
disapproval If one person gropes another, they touch or take hold of them in a rough, sexual way. He would try to grope her breasts and put his hand up her skirt. Grope is also a noun. She even boasted of having a grope in a cupboard with a 13-year-old. touching someone's body to get sexual pleasure, especially when they do not want you to do this
If you grope for something that you cannot see, you try to find it by moving your hands around in order to feel it. With his left hand he groped for the knob, turned it, and pulled the door open Bunbury groped in his breast pocket for his wallet. = fumble
fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"
search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection
{f} find one's way by feeling with the hands, feel about, probe; search uncertainly, seek blindly; touch or feel someone's body
the act of groping; and instance of groping
To examine; to test; to sound
grope for
Search uncertainly for (a word or answer) in one's mind
grope for
feel searchingly; "She groped for his keys in the dark"
grope for
feel searchingly; "She groped for his keys in the dark
grope in the dark
fumble or feel about in the darkness, search for in the dark; proceed by trial and error, proceed uncertainly
grope one's way
feel one's way, guess one's way; proceed by trial and error, proceed uncertainly
groper
Agent noun of grope; one who gropes
groping
An act of groping; a grope
groping
Present participle of grope
gropingly
In a groping manner; blindly
groped
past of grope
groper
One who gropes; one who feels his way in the dark, or searches by feeling
groper
{i} one who gropes, one who feels about
groper
A person who gropes
groping
{i} feeling about with one's hands, fumbling, searching
groping
acting with uncertainty or hesitance or lack of confidence; "a groping effort to understand"
groping
acting with uncertainty or hesitance or lack of confidence; "a groping effort to understand
gropingly
searchingly, fumblingly, in a groping manner
gropingly
in an uncertain groping manner
gropingly
In a groping manner
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