noun \ˈkä-sət\

Definition of COSSET

:  a pet lamb; broadly :  pet

Origin of COSSET

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1579

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Rhymes with COSSET



: to give (someone) a lot of care and attention or too much care and attention

Full Definition of COSSET

transitive verb
:  to treat as a pet :  pamper

Examples of COSSET

  1. The hotel cossets its guests with friendly service.
  2. She had a safe, cosseted childhood.

First Known Use of COSSET



Next Word in the Dictionary: cossette
Previous Word in the Dictionary: cosse green
All Words Near: cosset

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up cosset? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).