• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Pamperize To pamper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • 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.
    • pamperize To feed luxuriously; pamper.
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  • William Hazlitt
    “Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.”
  • Horace
    “Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.”


In literature:

Some had shamefully deserted him after a little time of pampering.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
You, who are pampered so much, know little of the severe privations and great temptations of the poor.
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
I wouldn't have that pampered creature at any price!
"One of Life's Slaves" by Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie
The still returning tale, and ling'ring jest, Perplex the fawning niece and pamper'd guest.
"English Satires" by Various
In all his life he had never pampered his stomach.
"The Turtles of Tasman" by Jack London
The body is still pampered up in the very dropsy of excess.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
It was a painting for which he had sat to her while alive, and she had stifled yet pampered her grief by working hard at it since his death.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
Maison had exacted from the world all the luxuries he thought his pampered body desired.
"Square Deal Sanderson" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Pampered hotel Philistines pretending to culture and profaning the sanctuaries, Ruskin in hand.
"The Lee Shore" by Rose Macaulay
His former owner had not pampered him; his short legs were firm and willing.
"I.N.R.I." by Peter Rosegger

In poetry:

The fiery-tongued serpent,
Hard by the sedgy bank,
Stretches his pamper'd body,
Caress'd by the sun's bright beams.
"To My Friend - Ode II" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Unto seventy years and seven,
Hide your double birthright well-
You, that are the brat of Heaven
And the pampered heir to Hell.
"For A Lady Who Must Write Verse" by Dorothy Parker
Pampered with wanton ease,
Their flesh looks full and fair;
Their wealth rolls in like flowing seas,
And grows without their care.
"Psalm LXXIII: Now I'm Convinced the Lord Is Kind" by Isaac Watts
"In his youth my youth renewing
Pamper, fondle, die to serve him,
Only breathing through his spirit—
Couldst thou not love such a father?"
"Don Pedrillo" by Emma Lazarus
Ye pampered drones! pursuit is vain,
Give o'er the godless, cruel strife!
As well o'ertake the hurricane:
Despair and love fly there for life.
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
And I have heard, in lonely shade,
Her sorrows hapless Merit pour;
And thou hast pass'd the drooping maid,
To give some pamper'd fav'rite more.
"Lines To Fortune" by Sir John Carr

In news:

Many women find themselves juggling work and family while sacrificing sleep and pampering in the battle to stay on schedule.
For the pampered pooch, there's the Deluxe Orthopedic Dog Napper at $69.99.
Duncan patented the "PAMPERS" brand disposable diaper.
If there was ever a reason to pamper your pooch, the best excuse you could have is National " Dog Day ", celebrated worldwide on August 27.
It's a big day for the city's pampered pups—and the very social humans who love them.
Pamper yourself with alternative therapy.
While there are many destinations, many languages, and many reasons to travel, one concept is universal -- pampering oneself.
This will be a vendor show with tables to purchase items from The Pampered Chef, Arbonne International, Tastefully Simple, 31 Bags and Gifts and much more.
Check out these ideas that will pamper baby, mom and dad.
Guilty Pleasure Terrible Reality Television, Pampering my dog & Neil Diamond 2.
About 60 days before the last expected frost, get busy planting seeds in flats and pampering them until the day you can set them in the garden .
She thinks they should be pampered.
Local airports increasingly are offering more pampering, including spa treatments, beds, showers, and even food delivery.
The Ultimate Guide to Pampering Your Feet.
Where's Your FAVORITE Place To Get Pampered Here At The Shore.