pamper

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. humor, indulge, spoil, pet, coddle, gratify, overindulge. See leniency.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. spoil, indulge, baby, pet, cater to, humor, gratify, yield to, coddle, overindulge, dote on, please, cosset; see also satisfy 1 .
See Synonym Study at indulge .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
indulge, overindulge, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, baby, cater to, *wait on hand and foot, *make things cushy for.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To treat with indulgence and often overtender care: baby, cater, coddle, cosset, indulge, mollycoddle, overindulge, spoil. See TREAT WELL.

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  • Pamper — 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.] [1913 Webster] 1. To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pamper — PÁMPER PÉIMPĂR/ s. n. scutec absorbant. (< engl. pamper) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • pamper — [pam′pər] vt. [ME pampren < LowG source, akin to Fl pampren in the same sense] 1. Obs. to feed too much; gratify to excess; glut 2. to be overindulgent with; give in easily to the wishes of; coddle [to pamper a child] SYN. INDULGE pamperer n …   English World dictionary

  • pamper — index pander Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pamper — (v.) late 14c., to cram with food, probably from Middle Dutch (Cf. W.Flem. pamperen cram with food, overindulge; dialectal Ger. pampen to cram ), probably from frequentative of root of PAP (Cf. pap) (q.v.). Meaning to overindulge first attested… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pamper — *indulge, humor, spoil, baby, mollycoddle Analogous words: gratify, tickle, regale, *please: fondle, pet, cosset, *caress, dandle Antonyms: chasten …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pamper — [v] serve one’s every need, whim baby, caress, cater to, coddle, cosset, dandle*, fondle, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle*, overindulge, pet, please, regale, satisfy, spare the rod*, spoil, spoil rotten*, tickle, yield; concepts 136,295 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • pamper — ► VERB ▪ indulge (someone) with a great deal of attention and comfort; spoil. ORIGIN originally meaning «cram with food»: probably from Low German or Dutch …   English terms dictionary

  • pamper — [[t]pæ̱mpə(r)[/t]] pampers, pampering, pampered VERB If you pamper someone, you make them feel comfortable by doing things for them or giving them expensive or luxurious things, sometimes in a way which has a bad effect on their character. [V n]… …   English dictionary

  • pamper — UK [ˈpæmpə(r)] / US [ˈpæmpər] verb [transitive] Word forms pamper : present tense I/you/we/they pamper he/she/it pampers present participle pampering past tense pampered past participle pampered to look after someone very well, especially by… …   English dictionary

  • pamper — transitive verb (pampered; pampering) Etymology: Middle English, probably of Dutch origin; akin to Dutch dialect pamperen to pamper Date: 14th century 1. archaic to cram with rich food ; glut 2. a. to treat with extreme or excessive care and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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