As verbs the difference between caress and pamper
is that caress
is to touch or kiss lovingly; to fondle while pamper
is to treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence.
As a noun caress
is an act of endearment; any act or expression of affection; an embracing, or touching, with tenderness.
An act of endearment; any act or expression of affection; an embracing, or touching, with tenderness.
- Wooed her with his soft caresses .
A gentle stroking or rubbing.
- He exerted himself to win by indulgence and caresses the hearts of all who were under his command.
To touch or kiss lovingly; to fondle.
To affect as if with a caress.
- She loves being caressed by her boyfriend.
To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=And Vickers launched forth into a tirade very different from his platform utterances. He spoke with extreme contempt of the dense stupidity exhibited on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper
them. Soft heartedness caused more harm than good.}}
(dated) To feed luxuriously.