American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To treat with excessive indulgence: pampered their child.
- v. To give in to; gratify: He pampered his ambition for wealth and fame.
- v. Archaic To indulge with rich food; glut.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To treat luxuriously; indulge with rich food or with luxurious ease and comforts; gratify to the full with whatever delights or ministers to ease and luxurious living.
- To indulge one's self.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut.
- v. To gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess.
- v. treat with excessive indulgence
- From Middle English pamperen ("to cram with food"), from Middle Dutch *pamperen (“to cram with food”), frequentative of *pampen (“to stuff”), from Proto-Germanic *pampōnan (“to swell”), from Proto-Indo-European *bamb- (“round object”). Cognate with Middle Low German pampen ("to stuff oneself"), German dialectal pampfen ("to cram"), Danish dialectal pampe ("to boast, brag"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English pamperen, probably of Low German origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He started to wire her money so that she could "pamper" herself and said things that made her feel "special.”
“I had been putting it off, but I knew that if there was a time to "pamper" myself, it was now.”
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