coddle

listen to the pronunciation of coddle
Английский Язык - Английский Язык
To treat gently or with great care
To cook slowly in hot water that is below the boiling point
to treat as a baby or an invalid
{v} to parboil or soften in water
To treat with excessive tenderness; to pamper
To parboil, or soften by boiling
{f} pamper, treat gently; cook slowly in hot water that is not boiling
To simmer slowly just below the boiling point (usually applies to eggs or fruit)
To cook food in water that is just below the boiling point
Slowly cooking in liquid keeping it just under the boiling point
cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs
cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"
treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
disapproval To coddle someone means to treat them too kindly or protect them too much. She coddled her youngest son madly. to treat someone in a way that is too kind and gentle and that protects them from pain or difficulty
baby
coddled
treated with excessive indulgence; "pampered from earliest childhood, he believed the world had been invented for his entertainment
coddled
past of coddle
coddler
{i} one who pampers; one who prepares food slowly in hot water
coddles
third-person singular of coddle
coddling
Cooking in water kept just below the boiling point
coddling
present participle of coddle
coddling
Coddling is cooking an object just below the boiling point The most common usage of coddling is when cooking eggs--done by cooking them in a pot of water just below a boil, or by pouring boiling water over the eggs and letting them sit for 10 minutes
coddling
Cooking just below the boiling point; such as Coddled Eggs
coddle
Избранное