To touch or stroke (someone), often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
To pet is to rub, pat or touch something or someone with affection.
Humor means to agree with the wishes or ideas of someone else just to make them feel better.
To tend the sick, injured, etc. as a nurse
To cook partially by boiling for a brief period:
Poach is defined as to cook in a liquid that is simmering or boiling, or to take something illegally or unfairly, especially game.
To cook (food) gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling point.
To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
To give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)
To indulge (a desire, craving, or habit) to excess:
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care
To engage in or subject to featherbedding
To rise or be given off as steam
To have a similar appearance, to look like another person.
(Informal) To handle with great care
(Intransitive) To be being cooked.
To touch or move as if with a caress:
To nestle; snuggle:
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
The definition of cater means to prepare and serve food for a gathering.
Find another word for coddle. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for coddle, like: pamper, fondle, pet, humor, mollycoddle, nurse, parboil, poach, simmer, spoil and turn-away.