pamper

  • 1 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

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

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 5 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

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

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 pamper — pamperedly, adv. pamperedness, n. pamperer, n. /pam peuhr/, v.t. 1. to treat or gratify with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care: to pamper a child; to pamper one s stomach. 2. Archaic. to overfeed, esp. with very rich food; glut.… …

    Universalium

  • 13 pamper — pam|per [ˈpæmpə US ər] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Dutch] to look after someone very kindly, for example by giving them the things that they want and making them feel warm and comfortable ▪ She spent her childhood as the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 pamper — /ˈpæmpə / (say pampuh) verb (t) 1. to indulge (a person, etc.) to the full or to excess: to pamper a child; to pamper one s appetite. 2. to indulge with rich food, comforts, etc. {Middle English pampren. Compare Flemish pamperen, German pampen… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 pamper — verb Pamper is used with these nouns as the object: ↑child …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 pamper — pam|per [ pæmpər ] verb transitive to take care of someone very well, especially by making them feel very comfortable or giving them nice things: She had a whole evening in which to pamper herself …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 pamper — verb (T) to look after someone too kindly or very kindly: a pampered cat | Pamper yourself with a long, luxurious bath …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 pamper — pam•per [[t]ˈpæm pər[/t]] v. t. 1) to treat with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care: to pamper a child[/ex] 2) archaic to overfeed, esp. with very rich food; glut • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < MD; cf. D dial. pamperen pam′per•er …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 pamper — pam|per sb., en, e, ne (leder i en organisation som misbruger sin magt), i sms. pamper , fx pampervælde …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 20 pamper — verb a) To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence b) to feed luxuriously Syn: coddle …

    Wiktionary


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