And regulators who coddle Wall Street have to worry more about becoming props in an Elizabeth Warren YouTube video gone viral.
They think they will irreparably damage them, so instead of raising expectations, they coddle them.
Higher education should challenge students, not coddle them by indulging their pre-formed biases and preferences.
Just so long as athletes advertise the college, the administrations will coddle them.
You may take apricots not fully ripe, and coddle them, and that will do also.
As it is, it's just me he needs to look after him and coddle him.
They have stopped trying to coddle me now and I live rough, like the rest.
"Why, Mother, you're not going to coddle me at my age," he said.
My dear, my only Mrs. coddle, open your arms, and receive your husband and his friend.
Mr. Bird contemplates one more trip to Honolulu, and brother John and I need some one to coddle and worry over.
c.1600, "boil gently," probably from caudle "warm drink for invalids" (c.1300), from Anglo-French caudel (c.1300), ultimately from Latin calidium "warm drink, warm wine and water," neuter of calidus "hot," from calere "be warm" (see calorie). Verb meaning "treat tenderly" first recorded 1815 (in Jane Austen's "Emma"). Related: Coddled; coddling.