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    pet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pet

    Definition
    (noun) a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement Definition
    (noun) a special loved one
    Synonyms : darling , dearie , deary , ducky , favorite , favourite
    Definition
    (noun) a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight) Definition
    (noun) using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain) Definition
    (verb) stroke or caress gently
    Example Sentence
    • pet the lamb
    Definition
    (verb) stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking Definition
    (adj) preferred above all others and treated with partiality
    Example Sentence
    • the favored child
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