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Pronunciation of Pet: Learn how to pronounce Pet in English correctly

Learn how to say Pet correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word Pet:

Definition of pet
a domestic or tamed animal or bird kept for companionship or pleasure:
the pony was a family pet
[as modifier]:
a pet cat
pet food
a person treated with special favour or affection:
she is the pet of the family
[as modifier]:
I found the chairs at my pet antiques dealer in Cannes
[as modifier] treated with special attention or evoking particularly strong feelings:
another of her pet projects was the arts centre
my pet hate is woodwork
British used as an affectionate form of address:
don’t cry, pet, it’s all right
verb (pets, petting, petted)
[with object]
stroke or pat (an animal) affectionately:
the cats came to be petted
treat (someone) with affection or favouritism; pamper:
I was cosseted and petted and never shouted at
[no object] engage in sexually stimulating caressing and touching:
couples necking and petting in cars


early 16th century (as a noun; originally Scots and northern English): of unknown origin