coddler


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coddler - someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgencecoddler - someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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A suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) coddler was killed, following an encounter with Marine troopers in Luuk, Sulu on Saturday morning.
Pero walang katotohanan yan sapagkat alam natin na kaya si De Lima ay nakakulong ay hindi sapagkat ito ay mga trumped or fake, kung 'di siya ay napatunayan at least preliminarily na siya ay coddler ng drug lords sa loob ng Bilibid,' he said.
In both cases, a disappointing number of Democrats were intimidated by the administration's "if you disagree with us you are a coddler of terrorists" rhetoric.
Arroyo has been getting flak recently for tagging a television news anchor as a coddler for bailing out a suspected terrorist.
The reporter purposefully ignored the context of the remarks, the lawsuit claimed, to advance the Herald's underlying agenda of sensationalizing the facts and depicting Murphy as a criminal coddler.
To coddle an egg, you break it into an egg coddler cup with some cream, seasonings, and fresh herbs, then screw the lid on tightly, and simmer the cup in water.
Sur la Table executive vice president Renee Behnke said her buying team came to Europe on a quest for some very specific kitchen tools, finding a chestnut piercer, spaetzle maker and egg coddler.
com, I believe the Egg Coddler is so popular because they are very old-fashioned and comforting, coddled eggs are a simple breakfast or supper, cleanup is simple, and coddled eggs are downright yummy if you add a little cheese, chives, caviar .
The President also repeatedly described Mabilog as a coddler of a drug syndicate, a claim that the mayor profusely denied.
Rather, it will strengthen and invigorate the institution by ousting Arroyo's single biggest coddler in the Supreme Court, thereby restoring the people's faith in it.
PNP nabbed Marwan coddler Mohammad Ali Tambako, head of the newly formed Justice for Islamic Movement (JIM), with five of his cohorts en route to catch a boat in GenSan.
They shouldn't be difficult to spot drug traffickers and their coddlers can rarely resist flaunting their wealth, even if it is dirty money.