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English definition of “spoon-feed”

spoon-feed

verb [T] uk   /ˈspuːn.fiːd/ us  

spoon-feed verb [T] (FEED)

to feed a baby or other person using a spoonGiving food to people and animals

spoon-feed verb [T] (PROVIDE INFORMATION)

disapproving to give someone so much help or information that that person does not need to try himself or herself: By giving out printed sheets of facts and theories, the teachers spoon-fed us with what we needed for the exam.Giving, providing and supplying
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