Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
pet /pet/
  • danh từ
    • cơn giận, cơn giận dỗi
      • to take the pet; to be in a pet: giận dỗi
    • con vật yêu quý, vật cưng
    • người yêu quý, con cưng...
      • to make a pet of a child: cưng một đứa bé
    • (định ngữ) cưng, yêu quý, thích nhất
      • pet name: tên gọi cưng, tên gọi thân
      • pet subject: môn thích nhất
    • one's pet aversion
      • (xem) aversion
  • ngoại động từ
    • cưng, nuông, yêu quý
    • petting party
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) cuộc vui gỡ gạc (ôm, hôn hít... của cặp trai gái)
Concise Dictionary
+a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
+a special loved one
+a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
+using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
+stroke or caress gently
+stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
+preferred above all others and treated with partiality
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 darling, favourite, idol, apple of (one's) eye, Colloq Brit blue-eyed boy, US fair-haired boy:
You know that you were always Father's pet.
2 tame, trained, domesticated:
Doesn't the landlord take a dim view of your keeping a pet alligator in the bath?
3 favourite, favoured, preferred, cherished, special, particular; indulged, prized, treasured, precious, dearest, adored, darling:
Building the summer-house was Desmond's pet project. Elizabeth's pet pupil is Anne.
4 caress, fondle, stroke, pat; cuddle, nuzzle, nestle, snuggle, Colloq neck, smooch or Australian and New Zealand also smoodge or smooge, Chiefly US and Canadian make out:
Small children need to be petted a lot. Two teenagers were petting in the back seat of the car
5 humour, pamper, favour, baby, coddle, cosset, mollycoddle, cocker, spoil, indulge, dote on:
His mother pets him far too much.
(bad or ill) temper, pique, sulk, (bad) mood, fume, Colloq Brit paddy or paddywhack or paddywack:
He's in a terrible pet because they forgot to cancel the milk when they went on holiday.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb, adjective
+ noun
1 an animal, a bird, etc. that you have at home for pleasure, rather than one that is kept for work or food: Do you have any pets? + a pet dog / hamster + a family / domestic pet + pet food + a pet shop (= where animals are sold as pets)
2 (usually disapproving) a person who is given special attention by sb, especially in a way that seems unfair to other people: She's the teacher's pet.
3 (BrE, spoken) used when speaking to a child or young woman to show affection: What's wrong, pet? + Be a pet (= be kind) and post this letter for me.
+ verb (-tt-)
1 [VN] (especially AmE) to touch or move your hand gently over an animal or a child in a kind and loving way
2 [V] (informal) (of two people) to kiss and touch each other in a sexual way
See also - PETTING
+ adjective [only before noun] that you are very interested in: his pet subject / theory / project
See also - PET NAME
Idioms: sb's pet hate (BrE) (AmE sb's pet peeve) something that you particularly dislike
Collocation Dictionary


domestic, family, household


have, keep


shop | cat, dog, rabbit, etc. | owner | food

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