Complete Definition of "pet"

see|Pet.|PET
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/pÉt/
audio|en-us-pet.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|Ét

Etymology 1
Originally Sco. and Northern English dialect, origin is unsure but may have arisen due to influence of term|petty pertaining to children and later companion animals.

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. An animal kept as a companion.
  2. One who is excessively loyal to their superior.

Synonyms
companion animal

Translations
rfc-trans
trans-top|Translations to categorise
Bulgarian: домаÑен лÑÐ±Ð¸Ð¼ÐµÑ (domášen ljubímets) m
Dutch: huisdier n
Esperanto: dombesto
Finnish: lemmikki, lemmikkieläin
French: animal familier m
German: Haustier n
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Hebrew: ×××ת ×××× f
Hungarian: háziállat, házi kedvenc
Norwegian: kjæledyr n
Russian: домаÑнее живоÑное (domášneje živótnoje) n
Spanish: cacho m, gorro m, mascota f
Swedish: husdjur n
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References
R:Online Etymology Dictionary|pet

Etymology 2
See Etymology 1

Verb
en-verb|pet|t|ing

  1. transitive To stroke or fondle (an animal).
  2. context|transitive|informal To stroke or fondle (another person) amorously.
  3. context|intransitive|informal Of two or more people, to stroke and fondle one another amorously.

Translations
trans-top|fondle (an animal)
Danish: t|da|kæle
Dutch: t+|nl|aaien
French: t|fr|caresser
Italian: t+|it|accarezzare
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Norwegian: t|no|kjæle
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trans-top|fondle (another person) amorously
Danish: t|da|kæle
Dutch: t|nl|strelen
French: t|fr|peloter
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|kjæle, t|no|kose med
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trans-top|(intrans.) fondle amorously
French: t|fr|se peloter
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Derived terms
top2
pet cemetery
pet name
pet peeve
pet project
mid2
pet shop
pet store
petting pos_n
teacher's pet

Etymology 3
Abbreviation of term|petition.

abbreviation
pet

  1. petition

Etymology 4
Diminutive of term|petal.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. Geordie A term of endearment usually applied to women and children.

References
R:Northeast Dialect 2005


Bosnian

numeral|Bosnian
infl|bs|numeral

  1. cardinal|lang=bs five (5)

#:Previous number: Äetiri (4)
#:Next number: Å¡est (6)


Croatian

numeral|Croatian
infl|hr|numeral

  1. cardinal|lang=hr five (5)

Dutch

Noun
nl-noun|gm|petten|petje|dimplpetjes

  1. cap i|headwear with a peak at the front

French

Pronunciation
IPA|/pÉ/, SAMPA|/pE/

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. fart

Serbian

numeral|Serbian
infl|sr|numeral

  1. cardinal|lang=sr five (5)

#:Last number: Äetiri (4)
#:Next number: Å¡est (6)

See also
пеÑ


Slovene

numeral|Slovene
infl|sl|numeral

  1. cardinal|lang=sl five (5)

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