pet vs petted

pet petted


  • 1) Geordie A term of endearment usually applied to women and children.
  • 2) An animal kept as a companion.
  • 3) A fit of petulance, a sulk, arising from the impression that one has been offended or slighted.
  • 4) One who is excessively loyal to their superior.
  • 5) Abbreviation of petition.
  • 6) An object of the affections.
  • 7) A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite.
  • 8) A fit of bad temper or pique.
  • 9) An animal kept for enjoyment or companionship.
  • 10) Any animal kept as a companion, usually in or around one's home, typically domesticated and cared for attentively and often affectionately. Distinguished from animals raised for food or to perform useful tasks, as a draft animal.
  • 11) Any person especially cherished and indulged; a fondling; a darling; often, a favorite child.
  • 12) A cade lamb; a lamb brought up by hand.
  • 13) A slight fit of peevishness or fretfulness.
  • 14) a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
  • 15) a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
  • 16) a special loved one
  • 17) A darling or favorite child; one who is fondled and indulged or treated with peculiar kindness or favor; also, a spoiled child; a wilful young woman.
  • 18) Any domesticated or tamed animal, as a dog, a squirrel, or a dove, that is fondled and indulged; in particular, a lamb brought up by hand; a cadelamb; in general, a fondling.
  • 19) A fit, as of peevishness, ill humor, or discontent.
  • 20) Particularly cherished or indulged.
  • 21) Kept as a pet.
  • 22) Expressing or showing affection.
  • 23) Being a favorite.
  • 24) (Mach.) A little faucet in a water pipe or pump, to let air out, or at the end of a steam cylinder, to drain it.
  • 25) Petted; indulged; admired; cherished
  • 26) archaic, intransitive To be a pet.
  • 27) intransitive, informal Of two or more people, to stroke and fondle one another amorously.
  • 28) transitive To stroke or fondle (an animal).
  • 29) transitive, informal To stroke or fondle (another person) amorously.
  • 30) stroke or caress gently
  • 31) stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
  • 32) To stroke or fondle amorously.
  • 33) To stroke or caress gently. synonym: caress.
  • 34) To be sulky and peevish.
  • 35) To be a pet.
  • 36) To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge.


  • 1) Simple past tense and past participle of pet.


  • 1) The committee will also call for a ban on the sale of puppies by pet shops.
  • 2) The ingredients in unbranded pet food are similar to expensive brands but far cheaper.
  • 3) He came over to pet my dog.
  • 4) It also called for pet shops to be banned from selling puppies.
  • 5) She hopes the work could help dog owners spot when pets are stressed and find ways to improve their lives.
  • 6) Your new love keeps unusual pets.
  • 7) Red vehicles, celebrity biographies, unusual pets and flower names also bring your family luck.
  • 8) The average family will pay 90 more for car, home and pet insurance next year than they did last year.
  • 9) We had this really strong relationship which had its dose of heavy petting.
  • 10) And it was perhaps insensitive to try to sell pet funerals to distressed purchasers.
  • 11) And then he was asked for his pet theory.
  • 12) They put it in a box and took it to a pet shop.
  • 13) They plan to jail people whose pets attack at home and to microchip all puppies.
  • 14) They do a good job on pet food.
  • 15) About half of households own a pet.
  • 16) Others share their dreams and disappointments with a dog or favored pet.
  • 17) If people are worried then they should try to keep their pets away from wild birds.
  • 18) So replacing your favourite pet with another of the same breed may not always do the trick.
  • 19) You can tell an awful lot about a person from their pets.
  • 20) Visitors are welcome to fuss and pet the animals.
  • 21) What about rights and freedoms for pet owners?
  • 22) This could be any environment ranging from a redesigned school canteen to a home for a pet.
  • 23) The pampered pets in this show have their owners wrapped around their teeny paws.
  • 24) Somehow it is hilarious when a pet shop catches fire.
  • 25) To many he is the teacher 's pet.
  • 26) Rather than selling direct to pet owners, they initially tried the wholesale route.
  • 27) The roles are ideal for animal lovers - nine in ten current staff own pets and the firm encourage employees to gain qualifications in pet care.
  • 28) As is my own pet theory, that the song is sung to a personification of Poetry.
  • 29) Some have pet dogs, some have pet cats: then why not a _pet quiz? _ "
  • 30) No shelf of nature books would be complete without a volume examining the bond between people and those animal species we have invited into our homes—that rich, reciprocal process of domestication for which the term "pet" seems trivializing.
  • 31) My family, and a few friends, find the term pet sitter humorous, and a bit extragant.
  • 32) Losing a pet is the worst feeling .... don't give up I'm sure she will be found!!
  • 33) Raising them and keeping one as a pet is a very comparative experience to having a dog.
  • 34) I feel that having a pet is a much more selfish move, because a pet does not require the same amount of caring as a kid.
  • 35) If your pet is a cat, substitute gatito for perrito.
  • 36) But it's not at all clear, bestiality issues aside, that going through a wedding ritual to a pet is any more wrong than holding a funeral rite for a cat.
  • 37) BLITZER: What do you say to the president who spoke about what he called your pet spending projects -- money that has nothing to do with the war in Iraq or Afghanistan, but for fishermen, peanut storage, spinach farmers, the milk industry -- that you've attached all this -- this other funding into this legislation, which has nothing do with the emergency spending needed for the war?
  • 38) ‘Now, the centre is home to a whole range of animals, including domestic pets like cats and dogs.’
  • 39) ‘Both domestic animals and pets have important roles in our lives.’
  • 40) ‘Be aware that injured animals, even tame pets will bite savagely if given a chance.’
  • 41) ‘Keep your birds separate from wild birds, waterfowl, pets and other animals.’
  • 42) ‘There is also a large aquarium trade, supplying animals both as pets and as food for fish and amphibians.’
  • 43) ‘For personnel of the Emergency Rescue Team of the Fire Services and Rescue Department, rescuing pets and domesticated animals is nothing new.’
  • 44) ‘Gamekeepers set illegal snares that injure and kill other animals, including foxes, rabbits, and birds of prey - even domestic pets.’
  • 45) ‘As the city grows, and cats become more popular as domestic pets, the number of animals living rough increases.’
  • 46) ‘Domestic cats are highly valued as pets and as working animals throughout the world.’
  • 47) ‘Cats, fish, and sometimes singing birds are reared as pets by Malay families.’
  • 48) ‘Most pets and domesticated animals receive vaccinations against rabies.’
  • 49) ‘Veterinarian Astrid Behr also recommends a bird as a pet rather than a guinea pig or other smaller animal.’
  • 50) ‘Domestic pets are the source of most non-insect animal bites.’
  • 51) ‘Today, over a million pets and farm animals worldwide have RFID tags in or on them, so Rover or Daisy can easily be tracked if they wander off.’
  • 52) ‘His pet or ‘companion animal’ has been an essential part of his life.’
  • 53) ‘And, again, no one should buy birds as a pet unless they're bred domestically.’
  • 54) ‘I'm not sure if people look like their pets, but you can tell a lot about a person by what they look for in a pet.’
  • 55) ‘In her words, ‘anyone who has owned and loved a pet would agree that in terms of emotional trauma, watching the death of a pet is akin to losing a close relative.’’
  • 56) ‘In our own survey of pet owners nearly three quarters felt that some sort of bereavement support was useful when a pet dies and nearly half said they would be prepared to pay for it.’
  • 57) ‘Alternatively, other owners are reluctant to have a pet put to sleep either for religious reasons, or perhaps because that animal is the last link they have with their deceased spouse.’
  • 58) ‘Masson may have called MacKinnon ‘Kitty,’ but it is clear who was the pet in that relationship.’
  • 59) ‘[She was] not exactly the teachers' pet, but she did respect the teachers.’
  • 60) ‘He also emerged as a stern critic of Mr McCreevy's Special Savings Investment Scheme pet project.’
  • 61) ‘Individuals, not a political party, will be called to account by the courts for misdeeds committed under the auspices of his wayward pet project.’
  • 62) ‘Even then they still spoke every week, usually about their shared passion - computers - or Mark's pet hate, and Chris's new love - jazz.’
  • 63) ‘She spends her spare time dreaming up anti - hobbies: politically correct organisations and human rights to store in her hutch of pet hates.’
  • 64) ‘In politics, Mr Berlusconi's pet hate is communism - he never tires of reminding moderate leftists of their Marxist past.’
  • 65) ‘Another pet hate for consumers [is] the levels of fees paid to superannuation funds and investment managers.’
  • 66) ‘The challenger belongs to Tory MP Richard Bacon, whose ‘about me’ section lists snobbery and racism as pet hates.’
  • 67) ‘Politicians and businessmen have traditionally used Taiwan banks as cheap funding sources for pet projects.’
  • 68) ‘Nobody wants to see valuable funds wasted on pet projects.’
  • 69) ‘The USD students meet for games nights, for socials, and to help out with each other's pet projects.’
  • 70) ‘Hoop Dreams was just this little pet project, although it mushroomed as time went on.’
  • 71) ‘The Americans struggle with senators who add one costly pet project after another to every bill.’
  • 72) ‘It was made perfectly clear that money will not be tipped onto a table for the town to spend willy-nilly on pet projects.’
  • 73) ‘Another of Dr Evelyn's pet hates was the proliferation of advertising posters.’
  • 74) ‘Ignorance is up there with dishonesty on his list of pet hates, and with good reason.’
  • 75) ‘Its widespread attraction contrasts sharply with those pet projects of the London-based chattering classes which have previously won Lottery millions.’
  • 76) ‘And some Republicans are pushing pet projects of their own, from dams to gas pipelines.’
  • 77) ‘Meanwhile, state-owned banks freely dished out cash to politicians' pet projects.’
  • 78) ‘Are these the same IT managers who waste significant resources on useless pet projects, then whine that their budget is not big enough?’
  • 79) ‘I do plead guilty to having literacy and numeracy as pet projects.’
  • 80) ‘I'd like you to choose a card, my pet, and then read out what it says and tell the studio audience and our viewers at home what act you'll be performing for us this evening in our star turn final.’
  • 81) ‘Ask them to help you cross the road, or to take you down to the post office, or to put the kettle on, pet.’
  • 82) ‘And when you have something to say that comes anywhere near an opinion, keep it to yourself, pet!’
  • 83) ‘‘Welcome to St. Vincent, pet,’ Nick side, stretching out and arm to the scene below.’
  • 84) ‘‘Best not to anger the boss, pet,’ he said, then reached down to give her a light kiss before rising to his feet.’
  • 85) ‘Joann tried to keep herself from laughing when she noticed the raven's look, meanwhile continuing to pet the mare, stroking the animal's chestnut hip.’
  • 86) ‘The Prince started to pet his horse, stroking the hair gently with almost some humanity.’
  • 87) ‘She pet her cat affectionately and turned on the TV while she waited for Brett to come home from work.’
  • 88) ‘She smiled softly, petting her cat Sea Monkey gently.’
  • 89) ‘I don't pet her too much, as I've already worked out that there's only so much petting a pet can handle before it runs off again.’
  • 90) ‘Placed on the aluminium table, the kitten is petted, briefly, to reduce the shivering, and then, with four tiny ‘miuw!’’
  • 91) ‘Clouseau bends down to pet the dog and it growls and bites him.’
  • 92) ‘And if you don't believe it's therapeutic to pet a dog, then you haven't given it a good try.’
  • 93) ‘Do not look at, talk to, pet, feed, play or let out your dog or cat when it is in the act of misbehaving.’
  • 94) ‘Heather was sitting on the floor across from Dan petting the family's old blood hound.’
  • 95) ‘Valia shook her head in confusion and started to pet her canine companion.’
  • 96) ‘A little dog tied up outside of Chin's is lonely, but people stop now and then to pet him and tell him how cute he is.’
  • 97) ‘I picked him up, placed him on my lap and wrapped the towel around him, murmuring sweet things to him, petting him.’
  • 98) ‘We stayed there for about 20 minutes, talking to him and petting him, scratching him behind his ears and neck.’
  • 99) ‘And there was a beautiful doe that put her head through the wire fence so I could pet her, never mind that she didn't like the grass I had picked for her.’
  • 100) ‘I got up and went to pet her but she was having none of it, pulled back, turned, and darted back into the airing cupboard again.’
  • 101) ‘There is a dog who barks unless she is petted continuously, so people take turns petting her.’
  • 102) ‘She loves attention, and loves to lick your hand when you pet her.’
  • 103) ‘He's not the kind of dog that will let you pet him, but with the people he knows and trusts, he's clingy.’
  • 104) ‘The kitten looks glad at the attention, but seems more interested at Mierre than at the hand petting her.’
  • 105) ‘She said that at the end of the school day Jack makes his way to the playground where he is petted and spoilt by the children.’
  • 106) ‘Ian's eyes opened lethargically, Susan said nothing and Geneva did not cease gawking at him, Calypso jumped from her arms after Geneva stopped petting her.’
  • 107) ‘He takes a look towards his mother, who is fuming, but petting Jeremy on the head.’
  • 108) ‘Cael was silent a moment, just petting Sam, before he slowly shifted to sit on the edge of the bed.’
  • 109) ‘She had been petting Roy who was sleeping next to her, but when Tony sat down he took her hand in hers.’
  • 110) ‘It all depends on what the intentions are and if there are also other things going on like: kissing, petting, romantic conversation, or commitments involved.’
  • 111) ‘They reported a significant increase in sexual activity, such as kissing and petting, among male participants when compared with the control group.’
  • 112) ‘From kissing in the back stalls of the local picture theatre, they graduated to petting on the front seats of parked cars.’
  • 113) ‘Women get all in a pet that Sorenstam doesn't receive the adulation Tiger Woods does.’


  • 1) Holly pulled Stella close and petted her the way she petted Amelia, stroking her sister's head and murmuring soothing noises.

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