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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Coddle(0.01060 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Coddle.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: treat with excessive indulgence; “grandparents often pamper
the children”; “Let's not mollycoddle our students!”
[syn: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby,
mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]
2: cook in nearly boiling water; “coddle eggs” English → English (gcide)
Coddle \Cod"dle\ (k[o^]d"d'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coddled
(-d'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Coddling (-dl[i^]ng).] [Cf.
Prov. E. caddle to coax, spoil, fondle, and Cade, a. & v.
t.] [Written also codle.]
1. To parboil, or soften by boiling.
It [the guava fruit] may be coddled. --Dampier.
2. To treat with excessive tenderness; to pamper.
How many of our English princes have been coddled at
home by their fond papas and mammas! --Thackeray.
He [Lord Byron] never coddled his reputation.