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enfant gâté

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Pronunciation: /ˌɒ̃fɒ̃ ˈɡateɪ
 
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Definition of enfant gâté in English:

noun

dated
A person who is excessively flattered or indulged.
Example sentences
  • His letters to his parents, while clearly those of a fond son, are also very much those of an enfant gâté, and his treatment of his parents can sometimes make awkward reading.
  • Apparently, the car belongs to his mom and the guy is in some kind an enfant gâté.

Origin

French, literally 'spoilt child'.

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