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Hamper vs. Pamper

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  • Hamper (noun)

    A large basket, usually with a cover, used for the packing and carrying of articles or small animals

    "a hamper of wine"

    "a clothes hamper"

    "an oyster hamper, which contains two bushels"

  • Hamper (noun)

    A wicker or plastic basket specifically for holding laundry (from clothes hamper), as opposed to a covered wicker basket which is a true hamper

  • Hamper (noun)

    A shackle; a fetter; anything which impedes.

  • Hamper (noun)

    Articles ordinarily indispensable, but in the way at certain times.

  • Hamper (verb)

    To put into a hamper.

    "Competition pigeons are hampered for the truck trip to the point of release where the race back starts."

  • Hamper (verb)

    To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle

    "ensnare|inveigle"

  • Hamper (verb)

    To impede in motion or progress.

    "hinder|embarrass|encumber"

  • Pamper (verb)

    To treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence.

  • Pamper (verb)

    To feed luxuriously.

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  • Hamper (noun)

    A large basket, usually with a cover, used for the packing and carrying of articles; as, a hamper of wine; a clothes hamper; an oyster hamper, which contains two bushels.

  • Hamper (noun)

    A shackle; a fetter; anything which impedes.

  • Hamper (noun)

    Articles ordinarily indispensable, but in the way at certain times.

  • Hamper

    To put in a hamper.

  • Hamper

    To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle; to insnare; to inveigle; to entangle; hence, to impede in motion or progress; to embarrass; to encumber.

  • Pamper

    To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or the appetite.

  • Pamper

    To gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess; as, to pamper pride; to pamper the imagination.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Hamper (noun)

    a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

  • Hamper (noun)

    a basket usually with a cover

  • Hamper (verb)

    prevent the progress or free movement of;

    "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"

    "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

  • Hamper (verb)

    put at a disadvantage;

    "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

  • Pamper (verb)

    treat with excessive indulgence;

    "grandparents often pamper the children"

    "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

Princeton's WordNet

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