overindulgent

adjective
over·​in·​dul·​gent | \ ˌō-vər-in-ˈdəl-jənt How to pronounce overindulgent (audio) \

Definition of overindulgent

: excessively indulgent overindulgent parents an overindulgent meal

First Known Use of overindulgent

1652, in the meaning defined above

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“Overindulgent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overindulgent. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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