Definition of pet

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pet is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • pet is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • pet is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of pet


  • preferred above all others and treated with partiality (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. best-loved
    2. favored
    3. favorite
    4. favourite
    5. preferent
    6. preferred
  • a special loved one (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. darling
    2. dearie
    3. deary
    4. ducky
    5. favorite
    6. favourite
  • using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. positron emission tomography
  • a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement (noun)
  • a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight) (noun)
  • stroke or caress gently (verb)

    Examples

    1. pet the lamb
  • stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking (verb)

See definition of pet in Merriam Webster

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