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  1. mollycoddle

    • IPA[ˈmälēˌkädl]

    美式

    • v.
      treat (someone) in an indulgent or overprotective way
    • n.
      an effeminate or ineffectual man or boy
    • verb: mollycoddle, 3rd person present: mollycoddles, gerund or present participle: mollycoddling, past tense: mollycoddled, past participle: mollycoddled

    • noun: mollycoddle, plural noun: mollycoddles

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. treat (someone) in an indulgent or overprotective way I found school very difficult, and realized I'd been mollycoddled at home he was getting too old for such mollycoddling

    名詞

    • 1. an effeminate or ineffectual man or boy baseball is a game for red-blooded men and mollycoddles better stay out of it
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    • IPA[ˈmɒlɪkɒd(ə)l]

    英式

    • v.
      treat (someone) in an indulgent or overprotective way: I found school very difficult, and realized I'd been mollycoddled at home he was getting too old for such mollycoddling
    • n.
      an effeminate or ineffectual man or boy: baseball is a game for red-blooded men and mollycoddles better stay out of it

    Oxford Dictionary