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Meaning of PAMPER

Pronunciation:  'pampur

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

PAMPER is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: baby, cocker, coddle, cosset, featherbed, indulge, mollycoddle, spoil
 See Also: do by, handle, treat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pam"per\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pampered}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Pampering}.] [Cf. LG. pampen, slampampen, to live
luxuriously, pampe thick pap, and E. pap.]
1. To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to
   pamper the body or the appetite. ``A body . . . pampered
   for corruption.'' --Dr. T. Dwight.

2. To gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess; as, to
   pamper pride; to pamper the imagination. --South.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baby, care for, caress, cater to, cherish, cocker, coddle, cosset, cradle, cultivate, dandle, dry-nurse, favor, feed, fondle, foster, give way to, gratify, humor, indulge, lavish care on, mollycoddle, mother, much, nourish, nurse, nurture, oblige, overindulge, pet, please, regale, satisfy, spoil, spoon-feed, suckle, sustain, tickle, wet-nurse, yield to