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cod·dle

 (kŏd′l)
tr.v. cod·dled, cod·dling, cod·dles
1. To cook in water just below the boiling point: coddle eggs.
2. To treat indulgently; baby. See Synonyms at pamper.

[Possibly alteration of caudle.]

cod′dler n.

coddle

(ˈkɒdəl)
vb (tr)
1. to treat with indulgence
2. (Cookery) to cook (something, esp eggs) in water just below the boiling point
n
(Cookery) dialect Irish stew made from ham and bacon scraps
[C16: of obscure origin; perhaps related to caudle]
ˈcoddler n

cod•dle

(ˈkɒd l)

v.t. -dled, -dling.
1. to treat tenderly or indulgently; pamper.
2. to cook (eggs, fruit, etc.) in water just below the boiling point.
[1590–1600; variant of caudle caudle]
cod′dler, n.

coddle


Past participle: coddled
Gerund: coddling

Imperative
coddle
coddle
Present
I coddle
you coddle
he/she/it coddles
we coddle
you coddle
they coddle
Preterite
I coddled
you coddled
he/she/it coddled
we coddled
you coddled
they coddled
Present Continuous
I am coddling
you are coddling
he/she/it is coddling
we are coddling
you are coddling
they are coddling
Present Perfect
I have coddled
you have coddled
he/she/it has coddled
we have coddled
you have coddled
they have coddled
Past Continuous
I was coddling
you were coddling
he/she/it was coddling
we were coddling
you were coddling
they were coddling
Past Perfect
I had coddled
you had coddled
he/she/it had coddled
we had coddled
you had coddled
they had coddled
Future
I will coddle
you will coddle
he/she/it will coddle
we will coddle
you will coddle
they will coddle
Future Perfect
I will have coddled
you will have coddled
he/she/it will have coddled
we will have coddled
you will have coddled
they will have coddled
Future Continuous
I will be coddling
you will be coddling
he/she/it will be coddling
we will be coddling
you will be coddling
they will be coddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coddling
you have been coddling
he/she/it has been coddling
we have been coddling
you have been coddling
they have been coddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coddling
you will have been coddling
he/she/it will have been coddling
we will have been coddling
you will have been coddling
they will have been coddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coddling
you had been coddling
he/she/it had been coddling
we had been coddling
you had been coddling
they had been coddling
Conditional
I would coddle
you would coddle
he/she/it would coddle
we would coddle
you would coddle
they would coddle
Past Conditional
I would have coddled
you would have coddled
he/she/it would have coddled
we would have coddled
you would have coddled
they would have coddled

coddle

To simmer food in water just below boiling point.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coddle - treat with excessive indulgencecoddle - treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2.coddle - cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

coddle

verb pamper, spoil, indulge, cosset, baby, nurse, pet, wet-nurse (informal), mollycoddle She coddled her youngest son dreadfully.

coddle

verb
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care:
Translations
يُدَلِّل، يَرْعى
rozmazlovat
forkælepylre om
hlúa aî; dekra viî
lepinti
lutināt
üstüne titremek

coddle

[ˈkɒdl] VT
1. (also mollycoddle) → consentir, mimar
2. (Culin) coddled eggs huevos cocidos a fuego lento

coddle

[ˈkɒdəl] vt (= overprotect) [+ child] → couver

coddle

vt
child, invalidumhegen, verhätscheln
(Cook) eggsim Backofen pochieren

coddle

[ˈkɒdl] vt (Culin) (esp eggs) → cuocere a fuoco lento (also mollycoddle) → coccolare

coddle

(ˈkodl) verb
to treat with great care like an invalid; to pamper. She tended to coddle her youngest child.

coddle

vt mimar, consentir
References in classic literature ?
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And then there's the hot dog at Press--a full foot long, blistered with grill marks, set on a housemade bun, and made of Wagyu beef (the coddled, marbled kind that made Kobe beef famous).
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Whereas the other unions, having been properly coddled, want to keep their political benefactors in power for as long as possible.
WHEN I WAS A KID, SAY, 18-19-20, MY PARENTS AND their friends were fond of pointing out to us youngsters how good we had it, how coddled we were, how soft we were, how spoiled we were.
Carroll notes that because dog owners have coddled their companions over the centuries, mutations that would have killed wild animals may have persisted in the gene pool of domestic dogs.
Penning this note for my final issue as editor of Artforum, a publication that honored me with the challenge and responsibility of my position before I had imagined such a post a possibility; that has coddled me through eleven enormously productive--and intense--years; and that has allowed me to move along on my own clock and (even more generously) on my own terms, I can say only: Thank you.