dote over (someone or something)

dote over (someone or something)

To give a lot of love and attention to someone or something, perhaps to excess. I can't help but dote over my kids whenever they're home from college—I just miss them so much when they're away! Don't you think it's a bit weird the way he dotes over that car?
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