1cos·set noun \ˈkä-sət\
: a pet lamb; broadly : pet
Origin of COSSET
First Known Use: 1579
Other Animal Husbandry Terms
: to give (someone) a lot of care and attention or too much care and attention
Examples of COSSET
- The hotel cossets its guests with friendly service.
- She had a safe, cosseted childhood.
First Known Use of COSSET
Related to COSSET
- cocker, coddle, baby, dandle, indulge, mollycoddle, nurse, pamper, spoil, wet-nurse
- abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, manhandle, mishandle, mistreat, misuse
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