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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To protect too much; coddle.

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  • verb To protect to an excessive degree; to coddle

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb protect excessively
  • verb care for like a mother

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