Definition of mollycoddle in English:

mollycoddle

Line breaks: molly|cod¦dle
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒlɪkɒd(ə)l
 
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verb

[with object]

noun

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Origin

mid 19th century: from molly 'girl or prostitute' (see moll) + coddle.

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