Synonyms for pet

Synonyms for (noun) pet

Synonyms: positron emission tomography, PET

Definition: using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

Similar words: tomography, imaging

Definition: (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body


Synonyms: pet

Definition: a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

Similar words: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Synonyms: pet

Definition: a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

Similar words: peevishness, petulance, fretfulness, fussiness, crossness, irritability, choler

Definition: an irritable petulant feeling


Synonyms: darling, ducky, dearie, deary, favorite, favourite, pet

Definition: a special loved one

Similar words: lover

Definition: a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

Synonyms for (verb) pet

Synonyms: pet

Definition: stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

Similar words: fondle, caress

Definition: touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

Usage: He caressed her face; They fondled in the back seat of the taxi


Synonyms: pet

Definition: stroke or caress gently

Usage: pet the lamb

Similar words: fondle, caress

Definition: touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

Usage: He caressed her face; They fondled in the back seat of the taxi

Synonyms for (adjective) pet

Synonyms: favored, favorite, favourite, pet, best-loved, preferent, preferred

Definition: preferred above all others and treated with partiality

Usage: the favored child

Similar words: loved

Definition: held dear

Usage: his loved companion of many years