pampered

adjective
pam·​pered | \ ˈpam-pərd How to pronounce pampered (audio) \

Definition of pampered

: treated with extreme or excessive care and attention Politicians are by now used to hearing the complaints of pampered celebrities.— John Leland Indeed, there is no place like the home for six Dalmatians owned by exercise guru Richard Simmons, who bought the house next door to his, had it torn down and erected a 10,000-square-foot run for his pampered pooches, who have their own full-time attendant.— Ann Connors

First Known Use of pampered

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pampered was circa 1529

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“Pampered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pampered. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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