[pam-per] /ˈpæm pər/
verb (used with object)
to treat or gratify with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care:
to pamper a child; to pamper one’s stomach.
Archaic. to overfeed, especially with very rich food; glut.
to treat with affectionate and usually excessive indulgence; coddle; spoil
(archaic) to feed to excess
late 14c., “to cram with food,” probably from Middle Dutch (cf. West Flemish pamperen “cram with food, overindulge;” dialectal German pampen “to cram”), probably from frequentative of root of pap (n.1). Meaning “to overindulge” first attested 1520s. Related: Pampered; pampering.
[Spanish pahm-pe-loo-nah] /Spanish ˌpɑm pɛˈlu nɑ/ noun 1. . /ˌpæmpəˈluːnə/ noun 1. the former name of Pamplona
noun 1. a tall, ornamental grass, Cortaderia selloana, native to South America, having large, thick, feathery, silvery-white panicles. /ˈpæmpəs; -pəz/ noun 1. any of various large grasses of the South American genus Cortaderia and related genera, widely cultivated for their large feathery silver-coloured flower branches
[pam-puh z; attributively pam-puh s; Spanish pahm-pahs] /ˈpæm pəz; attributively ˈpæm pəs; Spanish ˈpɑm pɑs/ plural noun, singular pampa [pam-puh; Spanish pahm-pah] /ˈpæm pə; Spanish ˈpɑm pɑ/ (Show IPA) 1. the vast grassy plains of southern South America, especially in Argentina. [pam-puh] /ˈpæm pə/ noun 1. a city in N Texas. /ˈpæmpəz/ noun 1. (functioning […]
- Pannicular hernia
pannicular hernia pan·nic·u·lar hernia (pā-nĭk’yə-lər) n. An escape of subcutaneous fat through a gap in a fascia or in an aponeurosis. Also called fatty hernia.