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Overview of noun featherbed

The noun featherbed has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. feather bed, featherbed

(a mattress stuffed with feathers)

Overview of verb featherbed

The verb featherbed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge

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

2. featherbed

(hire more workers than are necessary) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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