Definition of Pet

  • (n.) A cade lamb; a lamb brought up by hand.
  • (n.) Any person or animal especially cherished and indulged; a fondling; a darling; often, a favorite child.
  • (n.) A slight fit of peevishness or fretfulness.
  • (a.) Petted; indulged; admired; cherished; as, a pet child; a pet lamb; a pet theory.
  • (v. t.) To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge; as, she was petted and spoiled.
  • (v. i.) To be a pet.

Antonyms of Pet


Homophones of Pet





Common English words

A list of the most frequently used words in the English languge.

Longest English Words

Longest words in the Oxford Dictionary.