AskDefine | Define cosset

Dictionary Definition

cosset v : treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!" [syn: pamper, featherbed, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. to treat like a pet; to overly indulge


  1. a pet; specifically a pet lamb

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

care for, caress, cater to, cherish, cocker, coddle, cradle, cultivate, dandle, dry-nurse, favor, feed, fondle, foster, give way to, gratify, humor, indulge, lavish care on, mollycoddle, mother, nourish, nurse, nurture, oblige, pamper, pat, pet, please, satisfy, spoil, spoon-feed, suckle, sustain, wet-nurse, yield to
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