Petnapping meaning

pĕtnăpĭng
The stealing of a pet, such as a dog or cat, usually for sale to experimental laboratories or for ransom.
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The stealing of pets, esp. dogs or cats, in order to sell them, as for use in laboratory experiments.
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The abduction of a pet.
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Present participle of petnap.
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Origin of petnapping

  • pet (kid)nap

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition