pet name


noun

a name or a term of address used to express affection for a person, thing, etc.

Nearby words

  1. pestilential,
  2. pestle,
  3. pesto,
  4. pesty,
  5. pet,
  6. pet parent,
  7. pet peeve,
  8. pet scan,
  9. pet scanner,
  10. pet scanning

Origin of pet name

First recorded in 1910–15

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