mammothrept

A child who is raised and spoiled by their grandmother

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • mammothrept — mam mo*thrept (m[a^]m m[ o]*thr[e^]pt), n. [Gr. mammo qreptos; ma mma grandmother + tre pein to nourish.] A child brought up by its grandmother; a spoiled child. [R.] [1913 Webster] O, you are a more mammothrept in judgment. B. Jonson. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammothrept — noun /ˈmæməθɹɛpt/ a spoilt child , 1970: ‘And having seen the parents I am impatient to see this youth, the fruit of their strangely unattractive loins: will he be a wretched mammothrept?’ , Master Commander …   Wiktionary

  • mammothrept — noun ( s) Etymology: Greek mammothreptos child brought up by his grandmother, from mammē mother, grandmother + o + threptos, verbal of trephein to bring up, nourish more at mamma, atrophy obsolete : a spoiled child : infant …   Useful english dictionary

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