Definitions for cossetˈkɒs ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cos•setˈkɒs ɪt(v.t.)

  1. to treat as a pet; pamper; coddle.

  2. (n.)a lamb brought up without its dam; pet lamb.

  3. any pet.

Origin of cosset:

1570–80; akin to OE cossetung kissing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge(verb)

    treat with excessive indulgence

    "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

Wiktionary

  1. cosset(Noun)

    a pet; often specifically a pet lamb

  2. cosset(Verb)

    to treat like a pet; to overly indulge

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cosset(noun)

    a lamb reared without the aid of the dam. Hence: A pet, in general

  2. Cosset(verb)

    to treat as a pet; to fondle


Translations for cosset

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cosset(verb)

to treat with too much kindness; to pamper.

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