Synonyms of groping


1. grope, fumble, search, seek, look for

usage: feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"

2. grope, try, seek, attempt, essay, assay

usage: search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection"

3. grope, caress, fondle

usage: fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"


1. groping, uncertain (vs. certain), unsure (vs. sure), incertain

usage: acting with uncertainty or hesitance or lack of confidence; "a groping effort to understand"

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