spoon-feed

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspunˌfid/
  • Hyphenation: spoon‧feed

Verb[edit]

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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