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  • adj.favorite
  • nounfavorite thing, person
  • verbstroke fondly

synonyms for pet

  • cherished
  • darling
  • dear
  • dearest
  • endearing
  • favored
  • loved
  • preferred
  • special
  • affectionate
  • precious
See also synonyms for: pets / petted / petting
  • dog
  • lover
  • treasure
  • beloved
  • cat
  • darling
  • dear
  • evergreen
  • idol
  • jewel
  • love
  • apple of one's eye
  • persona grata

antonyms for pet

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  • common
  • disfavored
  • hated
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    How to use pet in a sentence

    When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    The boy lifted up his pet, and put him back in the pen that had been especially built for the little pig.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    After a little while Yung Pak got used to these "monkey shines," and he knew that his pet would not stay away long after mealtime.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
    You can see that it is five o'clock, because Big God Nqong's pet tame clock says so.
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    Fourteen, fourteen, four—four—four—Fifteen good American dollars for a poor little girl's pet calf!
    DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
    I will, I say, though I haven't any more use for a poor little girl's one pet calf than I have for two wives!
    DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
    Mrs. Sin was well known in certain Bohemian quarters, but was always spoken of as one speaks of a pet vice.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    How that girl who has so many faster horses of her own likes to ride behind my darling pet!
    DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
    But the animal itself is the same "hydra-headed monster," let whomsoever may fancy to pet it.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PET

    • beast
    • being
    • brute
    • creature
    • critter
    • invertebrate
    • living thing
    • mutt
    • pet
    • stray
    • varmint
    • vertebrate
    • wild thing
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