1. [ verb ] (work) hire more workers than are necessary
Related terms: hire
2. [ verb ] treat with excessive indulgence
Synonyms: coddle pamper indulge baby mollycoddle spoil cocker cosset

"grandparents often pamper the children" "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

Related terms: treat indulgence pamperer mollycoddle
3. [ noun ] a mattress stuffed with feathers
Synonyms: feather_bed
Related terms: mattress
Similar spelling:   feather_bed