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.
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.
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER has been appointed new Cardiff boss and has told the players he won't mollycoddle them, he won't browbeat them - and he won't bring them on until the 83rd minute.
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.
According to authorMichael Grose, micro family parents mollycoddle their offspring, solving all their problems for them.
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.
London Assembly Member, John Biggs, said: "We need to be careful we are not abandoning safety issues just to mollycoddle the Olympics upper set.
I AM sick to death with the way we mollycoddle drug dealers, murderers, child molesters etc.
DO we really need to mollycoddle children and wrap them up in cotton wool for six weeks during the summer holidays?
I don't think parents should mollycoddle their kids out of fear as it will only hinder their development in facing the real world.
Political Manhood: Red Bloods, Mollycoddles, and the Politics of Progressive Era Reform.