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Definition of "cosset" [cos•set]

  • To pamper. (verb-transitive)
  • A pet, especially a pet lamb. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cosset" in a sentence
  • "I hate playing scrabble when I can't use the words I know that aren't in "the dictionary" 'cosset' being a favorite and I get accused of making things up."
  • "Fernando Lazlo Tables for Etel Recent work: Mr. Casas has been commissioned to design several hotels in Rio to cosset in style the crush of expected visitors to the Olympics."
  • "Meanwhile, we Europeans congratulated ourselves on forging a deal at Kyoto that would halt the oceans' rise and cosset the ice-deprived polar bears so memorably depicted in Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth.""