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Another word for pet

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Noun
  1. One liked or preferred above all others

      1. One that enjoys special favor or regard.
      2. One that is trusted, indulged, or preferred above all others, especially by a superior:
      3. A contestant or competitor regarded as most likely to win.
      1. A dearly beloved person.
      2. One that is greatly liked or preferred; a favorite:
      3. Dearly beloved.
Adjective
  1. Given special, usually doting treatment

    See also:

    treat well

Verb
  1. To touch or stroke affectionately

      1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
      2. To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
      3. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      1. To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
      2. To treat with indulgence and solicitude; pamper.
      3. To show fondness or affection by stroking or touching.
      1. To hold fondly in the arms; hug tenderly.
      2. To nestle; snuggle:
      3. The act of cuddling; a hug or embrace.
      1. A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, tenderness, or love.
      2. To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
      3. To touch or move as if with a caress:
    See also:

    touch

  2. To engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

    See also:

    sex

  3. To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest

      1. To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest.
      2. A mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal:
      1. To exhibit displeasure or disappointment; sulk.
      2. To protrude the lips in an expression of displeasure or sulkiness.
      3. To project or protrude:
      1. To think gloomily and persistently about something; be dejected.
      2. To move in a listless or aimless manner, especially from being sad or depressed:
      3. A person given to gloomy or dejected moods.
    See also:

    happy

Another word for pet

Modifier
  1. See also:

    favorite

Noun
  1. A term of endearment

      1. A strong feeling of affection and concern toward another person, as that arising from kinship or close friendship.
      2. A strong feeling of affection and concern for another person accompanied by sexual attraction.
      3. A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
      1. Loved and cherished:
      2. Greatly valued; precious:
      3. Highly esteemed or regarded. Used in direct address, especially in salutations:
      1. One who loves another, especially one who is involved in a romantic or sexual relationship with another.
      2. A couple who are in love with each other.
      3. One who is fond of or devoted to something:
    See also:

    darling

  2. Favorite

    See also:

    favorite

  3. A creature kept as an object of affection

Verb
  1. To caress

      1. To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
      2. To treat with indulgence and solicitude; pamper.
      3. To show fondness or affection by stroking or touching.
      1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
      2. To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
      3. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      1. A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, tenderness, or love.
      2. To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
      3. To touch or move as if with a caress:
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
    See also:

    touch

  2. To make love

      1. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
      2. To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
      3. To stay close to:
      1. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
      2. To surround or enclose:
      3. To include or contain as part of something broader.
      1. To draw up (a document etc.), to designate (a cheque) to a given recipient, payee. [from 15th c.]
      2. To discern; to manage to see, hear etc. [from 16th c.]
      3. (now chiefly US, regional, intransitive) To manage, get along; to do (well, badly etc.). [from 17th c.]
      1. The part of the body joining the head to the shoulders or trunk.
      2. A narrow or constricted area of a bodily structure, as of a bone, that joins its parts; a cervix.
      3. The part of a tooth between the crown and root.