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Definitions for pamper
ˈpæm pərpam·per

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word pamper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulgeverb

    treat with excessive indulgence

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


  1. pamperverb

    To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence

  2. pamperverb

    to feed luxuriously

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Pamperverb

    To glut; to fill with food; to saginate; to feed luxuriously.

    Etymology: pamberare, Italian.

    It was even as two physicians should take one sick body in hand, of which the former would minister all things meet to purge and keep under the body, the other to pamper and strengthen it suddenly again; whereof what is to be looked for but a most dangerous relapse? Edmund Spenser.

    You are more intemperate in your blood
    Than Venus, or those pampered animals
    That rage in savage sensuality. William Shakespeare.

    They are contented as well with mean food, as those that with the rarities of the earth do pamper their voracities. George Sandys.

    Praise swelled thee to a proportion ready to burst, it brought thee to feed upon the air, and to starve thy soul, only to pamper thy imagination. Robert South, Sermons.

    With food
    Distend his chine and pamper him for sport. Dryden.

    His lordship lolls within at ease,
    Pamp’ring his paunch with foreign rarities. Dryden.

    To pamper’d insolence devoted fall,
    Prime of the flock and choicest of the stall. Alexander Pope.


  1. pamper

    Pamper refers to treating someone or oneself with extreme care, attention, and indulgence. It usually involves providing comfort, luxury or enjoyable services, often to excess, to ensure well-being and satisfaction. This can encompass actions like giving special food, spa treatments, expensive gifts, or any preferential treatments that cater to comfort and pleasure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pamperverb

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

  2. Pamperverb

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

  3. Etymology: [Cf. LG. pampen, slampampen, to live luxuriously, pampe thick pap, and E. pap.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pamper

    pam′pėr, v.t. to feed with fine food: to gratify to the full: to glut.—ns. Pam′peredness; Pam′perer. [A freq. from pamp, a nasalised form of pap; cf. Low Ger. pampenpampe, pap.]

Anagrams for pamper »

  1. mapper

  2. preamp

  3. pampre

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pamper in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pamper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of pamper in a Sentence

  1. Denise Jamieson:

    And then I think it's a great time for pregnant women to ask family members to run errands, fill up their gas, get groceries for them, i think there are a whole lot of great reasons to pamper pregnant women — and I think now is a better time than ever for pregnant women to ask and receive assistance.

  2. George Puro:

    Higher-income pet owners are more likely to pamper their pets, especially on services, that is why higher-end hotels are interested in catering to them.

  3. Siddharth Astir:

    Pamper yourself as if GOD made you the Ambassador of Perfection!!!!!

  4. Lisa Marie Presley:

    I was always ready to greet him at the door and pamper him, i loved taking care of Elvis very much. I loved tending to him. I loved feeding him. We would baby talk because you have to have your own language when you have that many people around. It was a good life. It was different, but it was ours.

  5. Michelle Rennie:

    These pamper packs have helped to build a community, we give them to each newly diagnosed woman.

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    being essentially equal to something
    A inexpiable
    B tantamount
    C numinous
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