overprotect overprotect  /ˌoʊ vər prə ˈtɛkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) care for like a mother
  2. (v) protect excessively

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Most kids are coddled by helicopter parents who overprotect their child.
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