from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To protect too much; coddle: overprotected their children.
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- v. To protect to an excessive degree; to coddle
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. protect excessively
- v. care for like a mother
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