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Noun: mollycoddle  'mó-lee,kó-d(u)l
  1. A pampered darling; an effeminate man
Verb: mollycoddle  'mó-lee,kó-d(u)l
  1. Treat with excessive indulgence
    "Let's not mollycoddle our students!";
    - pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, spoil, indulge

Derived forms: mollycoddles, mollycoddling, mollycoddled

Type of: acushla [Ireland], darling, dearie [Brit], deary, do by, duckie, ducky, favorite [US], favourite [Brit, Cdn], handle, honeybunch, jo [UK, archaic, dialect], pet, treat