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verb (used with object)
to treat or gratify with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care: to pamper a child; to pamper one's stomach.
Archaic. to overfeed, especially with very rich food; glut.

1350–1400; Middle English pamperen < Middle Dutch; compare Dutch dialect pamperen

pamperedly, adverb
pamperedness, noun
pamperer, noun
overpamper, verb (used with object)
self-pampered, adjective
self-pampering, adjective
unpampered, adjective

1. humor, coddle, baby, spoil.

1. discipline.
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pamper (ˈpæmpə)
1.  to treat with affectionate and usually excessive indulgence; coddle; spoil
2.  archaic to feed to excess
[C14: of Germanic origin; compare German dialect pampfen to gorge oneself]

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Word Origin & History

c.1380, "to cram with food," probably from M.Du. (cf. W.Flem. pamperen "cram with food, overindulge;" dial. Ger. pampen "to cram"), probably from freq. of base of pap (q.v.). Meaning "to overindulge" first attested 1530.
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