Definition of pamper in English:



  • Indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.

    ‘famous people just love being pampered’
    • ‘Men like him had been pampered and indulged in their every action and thought for much too long.’
    • ‘Be sure to pamper your face, giving this skin some extra attention.’
    • ‘That's why her company coddles and pampers its mostly upper-middle class and upper class clients.’
    • ‘From the moment you are met at Malé airport you are pampered and cosseted and looked after.’
    • ‘And any sweet or spicy taste puts you in a relaxed, pampered state of mind, ready for further indulgence.’
    • ‘I've been lucky enough to indulge myself in some pampering this past month, most of which involved stripping off.’
    • ‘Suddenly, though, these spoiled, pampered young men are required to join the military.’
    • ‘The hotel pampers its guests with personalized service to add to the facilities it offers.’
    • ‘He loved being the center of attention and most especially loved to be pampered.’
    • ‘I've been on eight fabulous cruises and love to be spoiled and pampered on my vacations.’
    • ‘Ishaan is not spoilt even though Shahid pampers him to the core and neither are any of the other kids.’
    • ‘While the establishment seemed to spoil the rich, she took the liberty to pamper the poor.’
    • ‘You love dressing up, love pampering yourself and for you, maintaining a beauty regimen is fun.’
    • ‘For two days, she can indulge in a combination of fitness activities, pampering treatments and as much yoga as she likes.’
    • ‘The United States has the most spoiled, pampered and coddled athletes in the world.’
    • ‘Developed much more recently than Vail, Beaver Creek pampers visitors with escalators between its main village plaza and the lifts.’
    • ‘Very few taxes are perfect, and our electoral system - with its over-representation of big agricultural states in the Senate - already pampers the rural.’
    • ‘Resting and perhaps spoiling and pampering players in fact I believe can backfire and make them more prone to injuries.’
    • ‘You know that one can never gain honor if he is pampered and coddled like this!’
    • ‘When the government stopped pampering them and put them in dangerous spots, they pulled out and left the country.’
    spoil, indulge, overindulge, cosset, mollycoddle, coddle, baby, pet, wait on someone hand and foot, cater to someone's every whim, feather-bed, wrap in cotton wool, overparent
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Late Middle English (in the sense ‘cram with food’): probably of Low German or Dutch origin; compare with German dialect pampfen ‘cram, gorge’; perhaps related to pap.