Sunday, April 30, 2000
Definitions for cosset
- To treat as a pet; to treat with excessive indulgence; to pamper.
- A pet, especially a pet lamb.
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Citations for cosset
Sumner's parents, for instance, were routinely attended by butlers, maids, coachmen and grooms while little Sumner and his sister, Emily, were pampered and cosseted from infancy by nurserymaids and governesses.
Assunta played a larger role in the lives of her children, whom she cosseted and cared for as best she could.
Origin of cosset
Cosset comes from the noun cosset, "a pet lamb."