- To pamper is to spoil or indulge.
An example of pamper is when you spoil your child and cater to his or her every whim and need.
A pampered baby girl.
pamper definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete to feed too much; gratify to excess; glut
- to be overindulgent with; give in easily to the wishes of; coddle: to pamper a child
Origin: Middle English pampren ; from Low German source, akin to Flemish pampren in the same sense
- pamperer noun
pamper definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb pam·pered, pam·per·ing, pam·pers
- To treat with excessive indulgence: pampered their child.
- To give in to; gratify: He pampered his ambition for wealth and fame.
- Archaic To indulge with rich food; glut.
Origin: Middle English pamperen, probably of Low German origin.
- pamˈper·er noun