Synonyms of 'spoon-feed'
mollycoddleDictionary, spoil, cosset
He spoon-fed me and did everything around the house.
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He'd always babied her.
If someone is cosseted, everything possible is done for them and they are protected from anything unpleasant.
Important clients were cosseted and pampered like royalty.
Thesaurus for spoon-feed from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you think that someone is being given too much help with something and is not making enough effort themselves, you can say they are being spoon-fed .