Definition of Pamper

1. Verb. Treat with excessive indulgence. "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"




Definition of Pamper

1. v. t. To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or the appetite.

Definition of Pamper

1. Verb. To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence. ¹

2. Verb. (dated) To feed luxuriously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pamper

1. to treat with extreme or excessive indulgence [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pamper

paments
pamidronate
pamidronates
pamidronic acid
pamoate
pamoates
pamoic acid
pampa
pampano
pampas
pampas deer
pampases
pampean
pampeans
pamper (current term)
pampered
pamperer
pamperers
pampering
pampering(a)
pamperingly
pamperize
pamperized
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pamperos
pampers
pamphlet
pamphleteer
pamphleteered

Literary usage of Pamper

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1. The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable by Mason Locke Weems (1822)
"... our long liv' d lathers earn'd their bread.; Toil strung their nerves and purified their blood; But we, their sons, a pamper'd race of men, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"... ungratefully sweet, S. Foi is used in Kent, as denoting " a treat at going abroad or coming home ;" Gl. Grose. —-Glaikit fool«, owr rife o' cuh. pamper ..."

3. Memoirs of a West-India Planter by John Riland (1827)
"... for, if you were to pamper them with the most exquisite delicacies, or put them to rest on a bed of roses, a slave will still be a slave. ..."

4. The Lady's Poetical Magazine: Or Beauties of British Poetry (1781)
"... In princes palaces, and hermits cells ; Where pamper'd Wealth on bed of down reclines, Where meagre Want on humble pallet pines. ..."

5. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1897)
"Wild mustard will satisfy the " Sheltie," thistles and cacti will pamper the burro. The raising of Shetlanders is only an incident—but a most interesting ..."

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