Synonyms of 'dandle'
to move (a young child) up and down on one's knee
They like to dance to the music on the radio.
A woman sat petting a cocker spaniel.
The small boat tossed about in the high seas like a cork.
I cradled her in my arms.
They kissed and caressed one another.
He took the child from her mother and fondled her.
give a knee ride
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in the sense of caress
to touch gently and affectionatelyThey kissed and caressed one another.
in the sense of cradle
to hold gently as if in a cradleI cradled her in my arms.
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Thesaurus for dandle from the Collins English Thesaurus