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Definition of peta

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1. pet [ n ] a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

Used in print:

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Done in the modern style of a `` confession '' , Fink tells in exquisite detail how he came to know , and , more important , love his mother 's pet salamander , Alicia .

Synonyms pet Related Terms animal

2. pet [ v ] stroke or caress gently
Examples: "pet the lamb"

Used in print:

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

He thought a moment , then inquired , `` You mean petted '' ?

Synonyms pet Related Terms caress canoodle gentle neck darling

3. pet [ a ] preferred above all others and treated with partiality
Examples: "the favored child"

Synonyms favored favorite pet preferred favourite Related Terms loved

4. pet [ n ] a special loved one

Synonyms darling favorite pet dearie deary ducky favourite Related Terms lover chosen mollycoddle teacher's_pet macushla

5. pet [ n ] a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

Synonyms pet Related Terms irritability

6. pet [ v ] stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

Synonyms pet Related Terms caress darling

7. PET [ n ] using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

Synonyms PET positron_emission_tomography Related Terms imaging

Rhymes with

pita cheetah rosita lolita maxzide velveeta margarita

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