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Meaning & Definition of Pet in English

English

Pet

/pɛt/

noun

1. A domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

    synonym:
  • pet

2. A special loved one

    synonym:
  • darling
  • ,
  • favorite
  • ,
  • favourite
  • ,
  • pet
  • ,
  • dearie
  • ,
  • deary
  • ,
  • ducky

3. A fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

    synonym:
  • pet

4. Using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

    synonym:
  • positron emission tomography
  • ,
  • PET

verb

1. Stroke or caress gently

  • "Pet the lamb"
    synonym:
  • pet

2. Stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

    synonym:
  • pet

adjective

1. Preferred above all others and treated with partiality

  • "The favored child"
    synonym:
  • favored
  • ,
  • favorite(a)
  • ,
  • favourite(a)
  • ,
  • best-loved
  • ,
  • pet
  • ,
  • preferred
  • ,
  • preferent

Examples of using

Does he have a pet?
You've never had a pet, have you?
If you want to buy a leash, go to a pet shop.