pet

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
pet

Plural
pets

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petpet
pet
cat
cat
cat
dog
dog
dog
goldfish
goldfish
goldfish
hamster
hamster
hamster
parakeet
parakeet
parakeet
parrot
parrot
parrot
  1. (countable) A pet is an animal that is kept by a person for company and friendship.
    I have 4 pets: 2 dogs, a cat and a fish.
  2. (countable) A pet is a person who is very loyal to their superior or boss.
    She's the teacher's pet.

Verb[change]

Plain form
pet

Third-person singular
pets

Past tense
petted

Past participle
petted

Present participle
petting

  1. (transitive) If you pet something, usually an animal, you touch it with your moving hand.
    I pet my dog.