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grope 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/grōp/,
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groped, past participle; gropes, 3rd person singular present; groping, present participle; groped, past tense;
  1. Feel about or search blindly or uncertainly with the hands
    • - she got up and groped for her spectacles
  2. Search mentally with hesitation or uncertainty for (a word or answer)
    • - she was groping for the words which would express what she thought
    • - their groping attempts to create a more meaningful existence
  3. Move along with difficulty by feeling objects as one goes
    • - she blew out the candle and groped her way to the door
  4. Feel or fondle (someone) for sexual pleasure, esp. against their will
    • - he was accused of groping office girls
Noun
  1. An act of fondling someone for sexual pleasure
    • - she and Steve sneaked off for a quick grope

  1. feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"
  2. the act of groping; and instance of groping
  3. search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection"
  4. fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"
  5. (groping) acting with uncertainty or hesitance or lack of confidence; "a groping effort to understand"
  6. In mathematics, a grope is a construction used in 4-dimensional topology, introduced by and named by "because of its multitudinous fingers". Capped gropes were used by as a substitute for Casson handles, that work better for non-simply-connected 4-manifolds.
  7. (Gropes) Frotteurism refers to a paraphilic interest in rubbing, usually one's pelvis or erect penis, against a non-consenting person for sexual gratification. It may involve touching any part of the body including the genital area. A person who practices frotteurism is known as a frotteur. ...
  8. Groping, when used in a sexual context, is touching or fondling another person in a sexual way. Areas of the body most frequently groped include the buttocks, breasts and thighs. Touching a consenting person's body during sexual activity, massage or medical examination is not considered groping. ...
  9. An act of groping, especially sexually; an iron fitting of a medieval cart wheel; To feel with or use the hands; to handle; 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 ...
  10. (Groped) To feel about with the hands; feel one’s way. (Grope).
  11. bit of slap and tickle in the bus shelter.