petter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pet +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

petter (plural petters)

  1. (rare) One who pets.
    • 1953, Ernest Watson Burgess, Paul Wallin, Engagement and marriage
      ... 36) are good sports 37) have a good sense of humor 38) are not sissies 39) do not try to neck on the first date 40) are not routine petters...
    • 2007, George Philip, Cowboy life: the letters of George Philip
      I was always a petter of my horses, teaching them to do some minor tricks.