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1. featherbed

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝˌbɛd'] a mattress stuffed with feathers.

Synonyms

  • mattress

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • parent

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Rhymes with Featherbed

  • deathbed
  • flatbed
  • hotbed
  • riverbed
  • seabed
  • waterbed

Sentences with featherbed


1. Noun, singular or mass
A featherbed is a down and feather filled bag that lays on top of the mattress.

2. Verb, past participle
Very sensitive people can have an allergic reaction even to a featherbed labeled hypoallergenic.

3. Noun, plural
The upstairs bedroom sleeps two in a king-sized down featherbed.

2. featherbed

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝˌbɛd'] hire more workers than are necessary.

Synonyms

  • engage
  • employ

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • employer

3. featherbed

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝˌbɛd'] treat with excessive indulgence.

Synonyms

  • cosset
  • cocker
  • do by
  • coddle
  • mollycoddle
  • spoil
  • baby
  • pamper
  • handle
  • indulge

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • bore
  • unlock
  • unemployment
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