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  1. feather bed, featherbed(verb)

    a mattress stuffed with feathers

    Synonyms:
    feather bed

  2. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge(verb)

    treat with excessive indulgence

    "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, itch, bungle, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, plunder, gratify, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, flub, fumble, vitiate, rape, thwart, ball up, bollocks up, bollocks, screw up, baffle, mess up, luxuriate, despoil, deflower, louse up, bollix, mar, indulge, muff, violate, pander, cocker, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, coddle, bollix up, cosset, spoil, corrupt, bodge

  3. featherbed(verb)

    hire more workers than are necessary

    Synonyms:
    cosset, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge, baby, cocker, coddle, pamper

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How to say featherbed in sign language?

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How to use featherbed in a sentence?

  1. Edith Wharton:

    Life is either always a tight-rope or a featherbed. Give me a tight-rope.


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