- present participle of dote
doting (comparative more doting, superlative most doting)
- Characterized by giving love and affection.
doting (plural dotings)
- Excessive fondness; reverence.
- 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, Chapter 1
- It is out of the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bake-houses the pyramids.