mollycoddle


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Synonyms for mollycoddle

Synonyms for mollycoddle

to treat with indulgence and often overtender care

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for mollycoddle

a pampered darling

treat with excessive indulgence

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9We asked staff at Anna Davies, Betws y Coed: Do we mollycoddle our children too much?
It might also cause some parents to mollycoddle their children even more.
Gabby Agbonlahor will not mollycoddle Villa's young guns.
I think everyone who was travelling in Huddersfield that day would have rather appreciated the good old nanny state - in the shape of a few council gritters - to come and mollycoddle us by providing roads that weren't snow-bound death-traps.
And, in the meantime, I'll start weaning Secondborn off her breakfast tray and myself off the urge to mollycoddle at home.
He's going to have a shorter period to learn and it's not as if you could mollycoddle him for four to five years and then stick him in for a world title.
According to authorMichael Grose, micro family parents mollycoddle their offspring, solving all their problems for them.
If you mollycoddle someone, you look after them, but where does it originate?
For the price of one flower-laden plant in May you'll get a dozen or so baby geraniums now to mollycoddle on your windowsill.
Transfer to a good-sized pot and mollycoddle with good compost and watering.
Their refusal to mollycoddle an exaggerating male often brings on a sharp pain in the a**e.
Maybe children are becoming soft about playing outdoors because we mollycoddle them too much.
I AM sick to death with the way we mollycoddle drug dealers, murderers, child molesters etc.
London Assembly Member, John Biggs, said: "We need to be careful we are not abandoning safety issues just to mollycoddle the Olympics upper set.
DO we really need to mollycoddle children and wrap them up in cotton wool for six weeks during the summer holidays?