Definitions for pamperˈpæm pər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pam•perˈpæm pər(v.t.)

  1. to treat with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care:

    to pamper a child.

  2. Archaic. to overfeed, esp. with very rich food; glut.

Origin of pamper:

1350–1400; ME < MD; cf. D dial. pamperen

pam′per•er(n.)

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. pamper(Verb)

    To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence

  2. pamper(Verb)

    to feed luxuriously

  3. Origin: From pamperen, from *, frequentative of *, from pampōnan, from bamb-. Cognate with pamperen, pampen, dialectal pampfen, dialectal pampe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pamper(verb)

    to feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or the appetite

  2. Pamper(verb)

    to gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess; as, to pamper pride; to pamper the imagination


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pamper(verb)

to treat with great kindness and give a great many special things to (a person)

The child was pampered by his parents.

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