hand-feed

verb
\ ˈhan(d)-ˈfēd How to pronounce hand-feed (audio) \
hand-fed\ ˈhan(d)-​ˈfed How to pronounce hand-feed (audio) \; hand-feeding

Definition of hand-feed

transitive verb

: to feed by hand He does not just hunt sharks, he hand-feeds them live salmon from a submerged cage.— Rick Reilly

First Known Use of hand-feed

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Hand-feed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand-feed. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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