Translation of mollycoddle in Spanish:

mollycoddle

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːlikɑːdl; ˈmɒlikɒdl/

vt

  • [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo] mimar, consentir*
    More example sentences
    • The temptation to mollycoddle people who are unable to deal with insulting challenges to themselves or their beliefs is very strong.
    • He wrote that the function of fantasy was ‘consolation’, thereby making it an article of policy that a fantasy writer should mollycoddle the reader.
    • Following the successful implementation of the smoking ban in enclosed public places, they have devised a plan to mollycoddle us into wellness.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.