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cosset

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noun cos·set \ˈkä-sət\

Definition of cosset

  1. :  a pet lamb; broadly :  pet

Origin and Etymology of cosset

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1579

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cosset

verb cos·set

Definition of cosset

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to treat as a pet :  pamper

Examples of cosset in a sentence

  1. The hotel cossets its guests with friendly service.

  2. She had a safe, cosseted childhood.

1640

First Known Use of cosset

1640


COSSET Defined for English Language Learners


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cosset

verb cos·set

Definition of cosset for English Language Learners

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


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