family pet

Definition of family pet

  1. :  a pet kept by a family

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head :  household

    :  a group of persons of common ancestry :  clan

    :  a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock :  race

  1. :  of or relating to a family (see 1family)

    :  designed or suitable for both children and adults

  1. :  a pampered and usually spoiled child

    :  a person who is treated with unusual kindness or consideration :  darling

    :  a domesticated animal kept for pleasure rather than utility

  1. :  kept or treated as a pet

    :  expressing fondness or endearment

    :  favorite

  1. :  to treat as a pet

    :  to stroke in a gentle or loving manner

    :  to treat with unusual kindness and consideration :  pamper

  1. :  a fit of peevishness, sulkiness, or anger

  1. :  to take offense :  sulk

  1. : petroleum

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a brief usually trivial fact

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