Synonyms of featherbed


1. feather bed, featherbed, mattress

usage: a mattress stuffed with feathers


1. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge, treat, handle, do by

usage: treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

2. featherbed, hire, engage, employ

usage: hire more workers than are necessary

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Definition and meaning of featherbed (Dictionary)