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1pet/ˈpɛt/noun
pluralpets
1pet
/ˈpɛt/
noun
pluralpets
Learner's definition of PET  
[count]
: an animal (such as a dog, cat, bird, or fish) that people keep mainly for pleasure — often used before another noun
British  — used to address someone in a loving or friendly way
— see also teacher's pet
2pet/ˈpɛt/adjective
2pet
/ˈpɛt/
adjective
Learner's definition of PET  
always used before a noun
: very interesting or important to a particular person
3pet/ˈpɛt/verb
petspettedpetting
3pet
/ˈpɛt/
verb
petspettedpetting
Learner's definition of PET  
[+ object]  : to touch (a cat, dog, child, etc.) with your hand in a loving or friendly way
[no object]informal  : to kiss and touch someone in a sexual way
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