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Meaning of FEATHERBED

Pronunciation:  f'edhurb`ed

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a mattress stuffed with feathers
  2. [v]  hire more workers than are necessary
  3. [v]  treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
 

FEATHERBED is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: baby, cocker, coddle, cosset, feather bed, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil
 
 See Also: do by, employ, engage, handle, hire, mattress, treat

 

 

 

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