AskDefine | Define petted

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pet adj : preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child" [syn: favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), preferred]


1 a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
2 a special loved one [syn: darling, favorite, favourite, dearie, deary, ducky]
3 a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
4 using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain) [syn: positron emission tomography]


1 stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb"
2 stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking [also: petting, petted]petted See pet

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