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spoon-feed

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English

Etymology

spoon + feed.

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

Hyphenation

spoon·feed

Verb

Infinitive
to spoon-feed

Third person singular
spoon-feeds

Simple past
spoon-fed

Past participle
-

Present participle
spoon-feeding

to spoon-feed (third-person singular simple present spoon-feeds, present participle spoon-feeding, simple past and past participle spoon-fed)
  1. To help somebody (usually a baby) to eat using a spoon.
  2. To overly pamper or indulge someone, so that they do not act or think for themselves.
  3. To deliver information in as basic a manner as possible.

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