Meaning of pamper in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpampə/

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[with object]
  • Indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.

    ‘famous people just love being pampered’
    • ‘Ishaan is not spoilt even though Shahid pampers him to the core and neither are any of the other kids.’
    • ‘I've been lucky enough to indulge myself in some pampering this past month, most of which involved stripping off.’
    • ‘Suddenly, though, these spoiled, pampered young men are required to join the military.’
    • ‘Resting and perhaps spoiling and pampering players in fact I believe can backfire and make them more prone to injuries.’
    • ‘Men like him had been pampered and indulged in their every action and thought for much too long.’
    • ‘He loved being the center of attention and most especially loved to be pampered.’
    • ‘You love dressing up, love pampering yourself and for you, maintaining a beauty regimen is fun.’
    • ‘From the moment you are met at Malé airport you are pampered and cosseted and looked after.’
    • ‘Be sure to pamper your face, giving this skin some extra attention.’
    • ‘While the establishment seemed to spoil the rich, she took the liberty to pamper the poor.’
    • ‘That's why her company coddles and pampers its mostly upper-middle class and upper class clients.’
    • ‘You know that one can never gain honor if he is pampered and coddled like this!’
    • ‘The United States has the most spoiled, pampered and coddled athletes in the world.’
    • ‘For two days, she can indulge in a combination of fitness activities, pampering treatments and as much yoga as she likes.’
    • ‘I've been on eight fabulous cruises and love to be spoiled and pampered on my vacations.’
    • ‘And any sweet or spicy taste puts you in a relaxed, pampered state of mind, ready for further indulgence.’
    • ‘Very few taxes are perfect, and our electoral system - with its over-representation of big agricultural states in the Senate - already pampers the rural.’
    • ‘Developed much more recently than Vail, Beaver Creek pampers visitors with escalators between its main village plaza and the lifts.’
    • ‘The hotel pampers its guests with personalized service to add to the facilities it offers.’
    • ‘When the government stopped pampering them and put them in dangerous spots, they pulled out and left the country.’
    spoil, indulge, overindulge, cosset, mollycoddle, coddle, baby, pet, wait on someone hand and foot, cater to someone's every whim, overparent
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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.