force-feed

verb
\ ˈfȯrs-ˌfēd \
force-fed\ ˈfȯrs-​ˌfed \; force-feeding

Definition of force-feed

transitive verb

1 : to feed (a person or 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 studentsforce-feed students with the classics

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1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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force-feed

verb

English Language Learners Definition of force-feed

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

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

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