wait on (someone) hand and foot(redirected from waited on them hand and foot)
wait on (someone) hand and foot
To dote on someone and do everything that they want. I don't know if Tom's relationship with Jeremy is healthy. It seems like he's always waiting on him hand and foot. I hate the way Terrence waits on the boss hand and foot—what a toady!
wait on someone hand and foot
Fig. to serve someone very well, attending to all personal needs. I don't mind bringing you your coffee, but I don't intend to wait on you hand and foot. I don't want anyone to wait on me hand and foot. I can take care of myself.
wait on hand and foot
Do everything for someone, serve someone's every need, as in Her mother has always waited on her hand and foot. [First half of 1300s]