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Word: coddle


Pronunciation

[kod-l]

Part of speech

verb
noun

Definitions


1.to treat tenderly;nurse or tend indulgently;pamper

2.to cook (eggs, fruit, etc.)in water that is just below the boiling point;cook gently.

3.(Irish, dialect) stew made from ham and bacon scraps

Sample sentences

The judges were accused of coddling criminals.

They rush out to buy the plant, take it home and coddle it in a toasty living room.

We need students to learn that it is their responsibility to get their education and no one is going to coddle them.

Variations of the word

coddling

coddler
coddled

Synonyms

  • baby

  • cosset
  • cotton
  • favor
  • mollycoddle
  • nurse
  • pet
  • spoil
  • cater to

  • make over
  • play up to

Antonyms

ignore
neglect
turn away

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