Synonyms of grope in English:

grope


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See Spanish definition of manosear

verb

1‘Ruth groped for her sunglasses’

SYNONYMS
fumble, scrabble, fish, ferret, ferret about, ferret, ferret around, rummage, rummage about, rummage, rummage round, rummage, rummage around, root about, root around, feel, cast about, cast round, cast around, search, hunt, look
British informal rootle around
rare grabble, roust around

2‘I don't want strangers groping me’

SYNONYMS
fondle, touch
molest, interfere with, assault, sexually assault, abuse, sexually abuse
informal paw, maul, feel up, touch up, goose