pet

Part of speech: verb

To treat as a pet; fondle.

Part of speech: adjective

Being a pet; indulged; cherished.

Part of speech: noun

A creature fondled or cherished.

Part of speech: noun

A fit of ill temper; peevishness.

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Usage examples "pet":

  1. He must have realized that such a spoiled pet of society was as likely to visit admiring friends as to put up at a hotel. - "The Heather-Moon", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  2. See, here is a darling new pet for you and Daddy and me. - "Five Little Friends", Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham.
  3. " Go along to my bedroom and get ready, my pet," said she to Constance. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.