pamper

Part of speech: verb

To feed with rich food; indulge excessively.

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Usage examples "pamper":

  1. I'll not pamper them, but they shall have abundance of good, wholesome victuals. - "Mildred's New Daughter", Martha Finley.
  2. When, next, I asked her, How she would be interred; 'In the vilest weeds, ' Quoth she, 'my poor hut holds; I will not pamper When dead, that flesh, which living I despised. - "The Saint's Tragedy", Charles Kingsley.
  3. One native is said to have amassed a certain fortune; two clever lads have individually expressed to us their discontent with a system which taxes industry to pamper idleness; and I hear that in one village of Savaii a law has been passed forbidding gifts under the penalty of a sharp fine. - "The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)", Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang.