mollycoddle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to-be overprotective and indulgent toward. See Synonyms at pamper.
    • To pamper or coddle.
  • noun:
    • someone, particularly a person or a boy, that is pampered and overprotected.
    • you, specially a person or a boy, who's pampered and overprotected.
    • a pampered darling; an effeminate guy; a milksop.
    • one that does not have resolution, power, or hardihood; an effeminate guy: found in derision or contempt.
    • a pampered darling; an effeminate man
  • verb:
    • become overprotective and indulgent toward; to pamper.
    • treat with extortionate indulgence

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