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cosset

noun cos·set \ ˈkä-sət \
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of cosset

: a pet lamb; broadly : pet

Origin and Etymology of cosset

origin unknown

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


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cosset

verb

Definition of cosset

cosseted; cosseting; cossets
: 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.

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First Known Use of cosset

1640

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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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