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A person who is excessively flattered or indulged.
- ‘His letters to his parents, while clearly those of a fond son, are also very much those of an enfant gâté, and his treatment of his parents can sometimes make awkward reading.’
- ‘Apparently, the car belongs to his mom and the guy is in some kind an enfant gâté.’
French, literally ‘spoilt child’.
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