cosset


1cos·set

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

2cosset

transitive verb

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

Full Definition of COSSET

:  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

1640

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