Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun caress

1 sense of caress

Sense 1
caress -- (a gentle affectionate stroking (or something resembling it); "he showered her with caresses"; "soft music was a fond caress"; "the caresses of the breeze played over his face")
       => stroke, stroking -- (a light touch with the hands)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb caress

1 sense of caress

Sense 1
caress, fondle -- (touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi")
       => stroke -- (touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard")

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