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PAMPERING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pampering mean? 

PAMPERING (noun)
  The noun PAMPERING has 1 sense:

1. the act of indulging or gratifying a desire

  Familiarity information: PAMPERING used as a noun is very rare.


PAMPERING (adjective)
  The adjective PAMPERING has 1 sense:

1. overly indulgent

  Familiarity information: PAMPERING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAMPERING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of indulging or gratifying a desire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

humoring; indulging; pampering; indulgence

Hypernyms ("pampering" is a kind of...):

gratification (the act or an instance of satisfying)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pampering"):

intemperance; intemperateness; self-indulgence (excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence)

excess; overindulgence (excessive indulgence)

binge; orgy; splurge (any act of immoderate indulgence)


PAMPERING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Overly indulgent

Context example:

pampering parents often have spoilt children

Similar:

indulgent (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone)


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