force-fed force-fed

Definition(s):

  • (v) feed someone who will not or cannot eat

Usage(s):

  1. Women were battered in demonstrations and, on hunger strikes, brutally force-fed in prison.
  2. Jeff Gordinier is tired of being force-fed the Beatles, the Summer of Love, Facebook and Britney Spears.
  3. Despite the force-fed propaganda, homosexuality is not normal behavior and should not be endorsed as such.

News

  • Moose calf dies after being force-fed water

    FAIRBANKS — Alaska Wildlife Troopers are investigating the death of a newborn moose calf this week on Fort Greely near Delta Junction after the animal drowned from being force-fed water by would-be go
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Quotes

  1. "Nobody likes being force-fed," Sluman said. "I think everybody associated with the tournament needs to let it take its course. It will find its spot wherever that ends up in five, 10, 15 or 50 years. But just let it happen."
    on May 7, 2007 By: Jeff Sluman Source: USA Today

  2. In his letter Brady writes: "I request and expect nothing from the vermin here, except a coffin, and am politically force-fed as they can't leech a living from dead bodies."
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Ian Brady Source: Click Liverpool

  3. "You got to be excited about Joe," coach Pete Carroll said. "From the day we got Joe signed up and he was coming in, this is really what we thought he could become. Really through this preparation and again this month, we really force-fed Joe...
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Pete Carroll Source: ESPN

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