force-feed


force–feed

verb

: to make (a person or animal) eat by physically putting food down the throat

: to force (someone) to read, listen to, or learn (something)

force–fedforce–feed·ing

Full Definition of FORCE-FEED

transitive verb
1
:  to feed (as an animal) by forcible administration of food
2
:  to force to take in <force–feed students the classics> —also used with a single object <force–feed the classics to students> <force–feed students with the classics>

First Known Use of FORCE-FEED

1901

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