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verb [T] uk   /ˈmɒl.iˌkɒd.l̩/  us   /ˈmɑː.liˌkɑː.dl̩/ informal mainly disapproving
to give someone too much care or protection: You're not helping the children by mollycoddling them - they have to grow up sometime.
Translations of “mollycoddle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬌養, 縱容, 寵壞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 娇养, 纵容, 宠坏…
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