Associations to the word «Pet»

Pictures for the word «Pet»


PET, noun. An animal kept as a companion.
PET, noun. One who is excessively loyal to a superior.
PET, noun. Any person or animal especially cherished and indulged; a darling.
PET, verb. (transitive) To stroke or fondle (an animal).
PET, verb. (transitive) (informal) To stroke or fondle (another person) amorously.
PET, verb. (intransitive) (informal) Of two or more people, to stroke and fondle one another amorously.
PET, verb. (dated) (transitive) To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge.
PET, verb. (archaic) (intransitive) To be a pet.
PET, adjective. Favourite; cherished.
PET, noun. A fit of petulance, a sulk, arising from the impression that one has been offended or slighted.
PET, noun. Abbreviation of petition.
PET, noun. (Geordie) A term of endearment usually applied to women and children.
PET, acronym. (organic compound) Polyethylene terephthalate.
PET, acronym. Positron emission tomography.
PET, acronym. Paired-end tag
PET CONE, noun. An Elizabethan collar.
PET DOOR, noun. An opening in a door for pets to come in and out of the house without requiring a human to open the door.
PET DOORS, noun. Plural of pet door
PET HATE, noun. Something that is personally annoying; a personal dislike.
PET HATES, noun. Plural of pet hate
PET INSURANCE, noun. (insurance) Health insurance for a pet.
PET LAMP-SHADE, noun. (humorous) An Elizabethan collar.
PET NAME, noun. A nickname, especially a name used by those in love with one another.
PET NAMES, noun. Plural of pet name
PET PEEVE, noun. Something that is personally annoying; a personal dislike.
PET PEEVES, noun. Plural of pet peeve
PET PLASMID, noun. Any of a family of vectors for protein expression where the expression of the insert DNA is controlled by the T7 promoter, a phage promoter.
PET PROJECT, noun. A project, activity or goal pursued as a personal favorite, rather than because it is generally accepted as necessary or important.
PET PROJECTS, noun. Plural of pet project
PET SHOP, noun. A shop where domestic animals and domestic animal products are on sale.
PET SHOPS, noun. Plural of pet shop
PET THE KITTY, verb. (vulgar) (slang) (of a female) To masturbate.

Dictionary definition

PET, noun. A domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement.
PET, noun. A special loved one.
PET, noun. A fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight).
PET, noun. Using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain).
PET, verb. Stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb".
PET, verb. Stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking.
PET, adjective. Preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child".

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