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cos·set

 (kŏs′ĭt)
tr.v. cos·set·ed, cos·set·ing, cos·sets
To pamper.
n.
A pet, especially a pet lamb.

[Possibly from Anglo-Norman coscet, pet lamb, from Middle English cotsete, cottage-dweller, from Old English cotsǣta : cot, cottage + -sǣta, -sǣte, inhabitant; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

cosset

(ˈkɒsɪt)
vb (tr) , -sets, -seting or -seted
to pamper; coddle; pet
n
any pet animal, esp a lamb
[C16: of unknown origin]

cos•set

(ˈkɒs ɪt)

v.t.
1. to treat as a pet; pamper; coddle.
n.
2. a lamb brought up without its dam; pet lamb.
3. any pet.
[1570–80; akin to Old English cossetung kissing]

cosset


Past participle: cosseted
Gerund: cosseting

Imperative
cosset
cosset
Present
I cosset
you cosset
he/she/it cossets
we cosset
you cosset
they cosset
Preterite
I cosseted
you cosseted
he/she/it cosseted
we cosseted
you cosseted
they cosseted
Present Continuous
I am cosseting
you are cosseting
he/she/it is cosseting
we are cosseting
you are cosseting
they are cosseting
Present Perfect
I have cosseted
you have cosseted
he/she/it has cosseted
we have cosseted
you have cosseted
they have cosseted
Past Continuous
I was cosseting
you were cosseting
he/she/it was cosseting
we were cosseting
you were cosseting
they were cosseting
Past Perfect
I had cosseted
you had cosseted
he/she/it had cosseted
we had cosseted
you had cosseted
they had cosseted
Future
I will cosset
you will cosset
he/she/it will cosset
we will cosset
you will cosset
they will cosset
Future Perfect
I will have cosseted
you will have cosseted
he/she/it will have cosseted
we will have cosseted
you will have cosseted
they will have cosseted
Future Continuous
I will be cosseting
you will be cosseting
he/she/it will be cosseting
we will be cosseting
you will be cosseting
they will be cosseting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cosseting
you have been cosseting
he/she/it has been cosseting
we have been cosseting
you have been cosseting
they have been cosseting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cosseting
you will have been cosseting
he/she/it will have been cosseting
we will have been cosseting
you will have been cosseting
they will have been cosseting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cosseting
you had been cosseting
he/she/it had been cosseting
we had been cosseting
you had been cosseting
they had been cosseting
Conditional
I would cosset
you would cosset
he/she/it would cosset
we would cosset
you would cosset
they would cosset
Past Conditional
I would have cosseted
you would have cosseted
he/she/it would have cosseted
we would have cosseted
you would have cosseted
they would have cosseted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cosset - treat with excessive indulgencecosset - treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"

cosset

verb pamper, baby, pet, coddle, mollycoddle, wrap up in cotton wool (informal) Important clients were cosseted and pampered like royalty.

cosset

verb
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care:
Translations
يُدَلِّـل
hýčkat
forkæleforvænne
dekra viî
lutināt

cosset

[ˈkɒsɪt] VTmimar, consentir

cosset

[ˈkɒsɪt] vt (= pamper) [+ person] → choyer, dorloter

cosset

vtverwöhnen

cosset

[ˈkɒsɪt] vtcoccolare, vezzeggiare

cosset

(ˈkosit) past tense past participle ˈcosseted verb
to treat with too much kindness; to pamper.
References in classic literature ?
In short, they are over-apt to cosset themselves, and to lay claim to great importance.
In the coastal boarding house she runs with her husband, Meg (Zoe Wanamaker) flirts with and cossets her sole resident - the eccentric Stanley (Toby Jones).
Whichever bodystyle you choose - Coupe or open-topped Roadster - you'll get a car that cossets its occupants with a sumptuous cabin and a raft of advanced technology features.