featherbedded featherbedded

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mattress stuffed with feathers
  2. (v) treat with excessive indulgence
  3. (v) hire more workers than are necessary

Usage(s):

  1. Actually, Petrillo's union is big and rich only because he has been able to keep it heavily featherbedded.
  2. That featherbedded gondola looked cool, clean and comfortable to me.
  3. Ed Gilbert himself never featherbedded aboard a diesel.
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untenable untenable
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