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synonyms for spoon-fed

  • baby
  • cater to
  • coddle
  • give in
  • indulge
  • mollycoddle
  • overindulge
  • spoil
  • spoil rotten
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How to use spoon-fed in a sentence

So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
At last Aristide fed him desperately, dandled him eventually to sleep, and returned to an excited pillow.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I have fed and slept at inns, living on the worst of fares and sleeping on the hardest, and hardly the cleanest, of beds.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Half-fed men would dig for diamonds, and men sheltered by a crazy roof erect the marble walls of palaces.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
All were badly and insufficiently fed, as much from disorganized commissariat arrangements as from actual want of supplies.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Had put on her Sunday gown, and had nothing to do now but hold up her head high, and sup her soup out of a silver spoon.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
He fed the monkeys with candy, and laughed to see them hang by their tails while they took it from his hand.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
A story is told of the familiarity between the laird and his riding horse, which was well-fed and full of spirit.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We don't even have real big prizes—just a dinky little spoon sitting up on the mantel-piece to excite us as if it was a tiara.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPOON-FED

  • self-indulgent
  • spoon-fed
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