verb (used with object)
- cossack hat,
- cost accounting,
- cost center,
- cost centre
Origin of cosset
Examples from the Web for cosseted
At best, if the stories are true, you sound petulant, cosseted, and bratty.
Needless to say fewer Scottish politicians were educated in such a cosseted environment.
The truth, which The Royals avoids addressing, is that the royal family is a cosseted, well-funded machine.
The pair were being spoiled and cosseted by a master-hand, and it did them more good than their success.Denis Dent|Ernest W. Hornung
They have been cosseted and comforted and the devil has gone out of their blood.The Path of the King|John Buchan
Against her he had nursed and cosseted it; for its sake he had made his home desolate and starved his heart.Double Harness|Anthony Hope
And Goodwife Dolly, tell her I'll never forget how she cosseted the wildered lamb.'
I hope the kind old goodwife is well, who cosseted me so lovingly.'
verb -sets, -seting or -seted (tr)
Word Origin for cosset
1650s, "to fondle, caress, indulge," from a noun (1570s) meaning "lamb brought up as a pet" (applied to persons from 1590s), perhaps from Old English cot-sæta "one who dwells in a cot." Related: Coseted; coseting. Cf. German Hauslamm, Italian casiccio.