Definition of coddler in US English:



  • See coddle

    • ‘He has been getting flak recently for tagging a television news anchor as a coddler for bailing out a suspected terrorist.’
    • ‘He painted a picture of a painful childhood with parents who were certainly not coddlers.’
    • ‘We should not allow corporate coddlers like these men to repackage themselves as born-again crusaders for reform.’
    • ‘If we do not, we allow our opponents to say we are coddlers of evil, allowing an oppressor to rule unchecked.’
    • ‘These days that makes you a coddler of terrorists.’