Definition of mollycoddler in English:

mollycoddler

(also molly coddler)

Pronunciation /ˈmɒlɪˌkɒd(ə)lə/

noun

  • A person who mollycoddles another.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Munby (1828–1910), diarist and civil servant. From mollycoddle + -er.