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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought; Serving food to someone (as a baby) from a rounded utensil.

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  • It's not really "spoonfeeding" if you simply answer a question that you've been bringing up again and again and again.
  • In fact it sounds as though they are spoonfeeding you! by
  • To do otherwise is considered “spoonfeeding” by the profs.
  • Where did the media get this information, and who was spoonfeeding it to them? for more
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