Fondling Horklumps means: Horklumps, in Harry Potter’s world, are “bristly mushroom-like creatures”, which could be pink. It would be weird to touch them, but it would also be embarrassing and funny to show them affection. J. K. Rowling’s book “The Tales of Beedle the Bard”, page 60 U.S. Albus Dumbledore claims that the rumour that Honoria, his maiden aunt, rescinded her engagement was because she discovered that her groom-to be liked horklumps. Since then, it has become an inside joke in the Harry Potter podcast PotterCast. It is available once per week at The Leaky Cauldron on (in Community Dictionary, added by Lagoon)