grope

US [ɡroʊp]
UK [ɡrəʊp]
  • v.摸索;搜索;搜寻;探寻
  • n.猥亵;摸
  • Web探索;暗中摸索;用手摸索
Plural Form:gropes  Present Participle:groping  Past Tense:groped  
grope
v.
1.
[i]
~ (around)(for sth)
摸索;搜索;搜寻;探寻to try and find sth that you cannot see, by feeling with your hands
He groped around in the dark for his other sock.
他在黑暗中到处摸找另一只袜子。
‘It's so…, so…’ I was groping for the right word to describe it.
“它是那么…,那么…”我想找一个恰当的字眼来描述它。
2.
[t][i]
(用手)摸索着往前走to try and reach a place by feeling with your hands because you cannot see clearly
He groped his way up the staircase in the dark.
他摸黑走上楼梯。
She groped through the darkness towards the doors.
她摸黑朝门口走去。
3.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb
猥亵;摸(某人)to touch sb sexually, especially when they do not want you to
n.
1.
(informal)
猥亵;摸an act of groping sb (= touching them sexually)

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
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