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transitive verb \ˈspün-ˌfēd\

Simple Definition of spoon–feed

  • : to feed (someone) with a spoon

  • : to give someone information in a way that requires or allows no further thinking or effort

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spoon–feed




  1. 1 :  to feed by means of a spoon

  2. 2a :  to present (information) so completely as to preclude independent thought <spoon–feed material to students>b :  to present information to in this manner

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