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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pampered darling v. - Treat with excessive indulgence.

Usage examples (33)
  • The pacifist "mollycoddle," as Theodore Roosevelt dubbed him in his
  • Taft's predecessor, Teddy Roosevelt, clearly was not a big fan, lumping baseball in with what he called "mollycoddle" games.
  • If he repudiated these ideas, then Jonas would denounce him as a "mollycoddle," a "pink tea Socialist," a "labor faker."
  • "These are not people you can mollycoddle," he said. for more
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