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Definition of pamper verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pamper

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pamper
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpər//
 
he / she / it pampers
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpərz//
 
past simple pampered
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpərd//
 
past participle pampered
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpərd//
 
-ing form pampering
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpərɪŋ//
 
 
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pamper somebody (sometimes disapproving) to take care of somebody very well and make them feel as comfortable as possible synonym cosset Pamper yourself with our new range of beauty treatments. a spoilt and pampered child Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘cram with food’): probably of Low German or Dutch origin; compare with German dialect pampfen ‘cram, gorge’; perhaps related to pap.
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