family pet

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of family pet

:a pet kept by a family

Word by Word Definitions

family play
  1. : the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children

  2. : spouse and children

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

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

  2. : designed or suitable for both children and adults

pet play
  1. : a pampered and usually spoiled child

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

  3. : a domesticated animal kept for pleasure rather than utility

  1. : kept or treated as a pet

  2. : expressing fondness or endearment

  3. : favorite

  1. : to treat as a pet

  2. : to stroke in a gentle or loving manner

  3. : to treat with unusual kindness and consideration : pamper

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

  1. : to take offense : sulk


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