Meaning of spoon-fed


Pronunciation: (spn'fed"), [key]
— adj.
  1. fed with a spoon.
  2. treated with excessive solicitude; pampered.
  3. given no opportunity to act or think for oneself: Having always been spoon-fed, I couldn't meet the challenge of college.
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