pamperer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pamperer someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Victor Mills, an inventor with Proctor & Gamble, invented the disposable diaper in 1961 because he didn't want to deal with his daughter's soiled (crapped) diapers. You know them as Pampers.
    • n Pamperer One who, or that which, pampers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The social life in ants and termites has been accompanied by an extraordinary royal perk: a 100-fold increase among queen ants in average maximum lifespan, with some queens surviving for almost 30 years. This longevity can be attributed in part to the sheltered and pampered life of the royal egg layer.
    • n pamperer One who pampers.
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Quotations

  • William Hazlitt
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    “Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.”
  • Horace
    Horace
    “Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.”

Usage

In literature:

It shone between Susan and Leff, standing forth as a survival of a pampered past.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
The storekeepers don't pamper us.
"Homeburg Memories" by George Helgesen Fitch
Now, I'm going to pamper these old bones for an hour or two.
"Key Out of Time" by Andre Alice Norton
This pampered minion surveyed me with the innocent malice of an uninvolved nonhuman for merely human intrigues.
"The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
A pet to be pampered, a doll to be dressed up and danced on your knee?
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
Woe to the wretch who trusts to his pampered senses for felicity!
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
Pampering does no good, but much evil.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
He had been a man then, or at least a fighting animal; but now he was a soft, pampered brute.
"Rimrock Jones" by Dane Coolidge
He almost quarrelled with Roderick, his most intimate friend, for trying to divert him, and not pampering him in all his moping humours.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2" by Thomas de Quincey
The people are too kind, too considerate, regard me as a child to be petted and pampered.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
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In poetry:

Spare diet is my fare,
My clothes more fit than fine;
I know I feed and clothe a foe,
That pamper'd would repine.
"Content and Rich" by Robert Southwell
But let them heed this mighty truth,--
(Which, for their weakness, we would ken
Indulgently, as due to men
Pamper'd in age and snared in youth)--
"True Nobility" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Rosemary is a pampered pet;
She sniffs a dainty nose
Of scorn at ragged dolls, and yet
My love's with Marie Rose,
In garret corner shy and sweet,
With rag doll Marguerite.
"Ragetty Doll" by Robert W Service
I would not change my iron bed
For all the downy couches spread
Around corruption's throne;
Nor would I give my prison fare
For all the delicacies rare
Which pampered wealth doth own.
"Lines, Addressed To H ———," by Samuel Bamford
No frowning care yon blest apartment sees,
There sleep retires, and finds a couch of ease.
Kind dreams, that fly remorse, and pamper'd wealth,
There shed the smiles of innocence and health.
"The Wanderer: A Vision: Canto I" by Richard Savage
Inglorious praise! though Judgment's self admired
Those wanton strains which Virtue blush'd to hear;
While pamper'd Passion from the scene retired,
With wilder rage to urge his fierce career.
"Sheridan" by Thomas Gent

In news:

Local business caters to the pampered pooch.
Kate Gosselin Gets Pampered With Two Daughters Kate Gosselin leaves the nail salon with two of her younger daughters.
One couple however, decided to take things to the next level when it came to pampering their dog.
Do you pamper your pet.
Patients at MU Children's Hospital pampered at spa day.
Powell receives Pampered Chef award and Mediterranean cruise.
Day 12 of Breast Cancer Awareness- Pampered Chef.
Pampered Chef has some amazing products.
Denver's most pampered pets now have a new place to shop for couture clothing and gourmet treats.
Goodies for the pampered pet.
Some men were surprised by how great pampering felt.
A Pampered Touch is facilty offering massage therapy.
We were being pampered , after all.
Properly pampered , we waddled out.
It won't be long before ladies are pampered and veterans are the toast of the town.
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