PAM'PER, v.t. [L. bibo.] 1. To feed to the full; to glut; to saginate; to feed luxuriously; as, to pamper the body or the appetite. We are proud of a body fattening for worms and pampered for corruption and the grave. 2. To gratify to the full; to furnish with that which delights; as, to pamper the imagination.
transitive verb (pampered; pampering) Etymology: Middle English, probably of Dutch origin; akin to Dutch dialect pamperen to pamper Date: 14th century 1.archaic to cram with rich food ;glut2.a. to treat with extreme or excessive care and attention <pampered their guests> b.gratify, humor<enabled him to pamper his wanderlust — New Yorker> Synonyms:seeindulge • pamperernoun
Pamper Pam"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pampered; p. pr. & vb. n. Pampering.] [Cf. LG. pampen, slampampen, to live luxuriously, pampe thick pap, and E. pap.] 1. To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or the appetite. ``A body . . . pampered for corruption.'' --Dr. T. Dwight. 2. To gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess; as, to pamper pride; to pamper the imagination. --South.
(pampers, pampering, pampered) If you pamper someone, you make them feel comfortable by doing things for them or giving them expensive or luxurious things, sometimes in a way which has a bad effect on their character. Why don't you let your mother pamper you for a while?...Pamper yourself with our luxury gifts...VERB: V n, V pron-refl • pampered...today's pampered superstars...ADJ