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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Treated (another) in a way that discourages independent thought or action, as by overindulgence; Provided (another) with knowledge or information in an oversimplified way.

Usage examples (35)
  • MARTIN: They're being spoon-fed by the Obama campaign.
  • When this body goes elsewhere, even having spoon-fed it?
  • However, as I said, the MSM is lazy and has to be spoon-fed.
  • Or was the press just spoon-fed a series of pretty pictures? for more
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