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

Derived forms: mollycoddled, mollycoddles, mollycoddling

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