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1 pet /ˈpɛt/ noun
plural pets
1 pet
/ˈpɛt/
noun
plural pets
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
2 pet /ˈpɛt/ adjective
2 pet
/ˈpɛt/
adjective
Learner's definition of PET
always used before a noun
: very interesting or important to a particular person
3 pet /ˈpɛt/ verb
pets; petted; petting
3 pet
/ˈpɛt/
verb
pets; petted; petting
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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