pet name

noun

Definition of pet name

  1. :  a name that a person uses for someone to show love or affection

Word by Word Definitions

  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

nameplay
  1. :  a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing

    :  a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity

    :  a descriptive often disparaging epithet

  1. :  to give a name to :  call

    :  to mention or identify by name

    :  to accuse by name

  1. :  of, relating to, or bearing a name

    :  appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production

    :  having an established reputation


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