- n feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon
- n teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
- v feed with a spoon
- v teach without challenging the students
- More in the nature of spectators than opponents were the ragged anti-Long array: old-line New Orleans Democrats; New Dealers, politically anemic in spite of spoonfeeding by .
- By spoonfeeding his puny pitching staff, Manager Leo Durocher had saved his two aces: southpaw, Johnny Antonelli, 24, who has won 20 games, nearly a quarter of all Giant victories .
- The ancient responsibility of the professiontreat-ing the sick and injuredrather than reforms by organization, wholesale medical programs and government spoonfeeding .