infantilizer

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Etymology[edit]

infantilize +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

infantilizer (plural infantilizers)

  1. (often derogatory) A person who infantilizes others.
    • 1992, Victoria Felton-Collins, ‎Suzanne Blair Brown, Couples and Money (page 55)
      "Don't worry your pretty little head about it," an infantilizer I knew used to say to his wife. When she would ask about the family finances, his answer was always the same: "You wouldn't understand."

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