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spoon-feedverb [T]

uk   /ˈspuːn.fiːd/ us   /ˈspuːn.fiːd/
  • spoon-feed verb [T] (FEED)

to feed a baby or other person using a spoon
(Definition of spoon-feed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spoon-feedverb [T]

us   /ˈspunˌfid/ past tense and past participle spoon-fed /ˈspunˌfed/
  • spoon-feed verb [T] (PROVIDE INFORMATION)

to give someone so much help or information that the person has no opportunity to act or think independently: I was being spoon-fed friendly audiences that wouldn’t give me trouble.
  • spoon-feed verb [T] (feed)

to feed someone with a spoon: The zookeepers were spoon-feeding the baby chimpanzees.
(Definition of spoon-feed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spoon-feed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 喂, 用勺喂(婴儿等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 餵, 用杓餵(嬰兒等)…
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