spoil (one) rotten

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spoil (one) rotten

To cause one to expect to receive everything they want by always giving it to them. In this phrase, "rotten" is an intensifier. I think some grandparents believe it's their duty to spoil their grandchildren rotten.
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spoiled rotten

Fig. indulged in; greatly spoiled. This kid is spoiled rotten! I was spoiled rotten when I was a child, so I'm used to this kind of wasteful luxury.
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spoil somebody ˈrotten

(informal) give somebody everything they want or ask for: She spoils the kids rotten.
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Spoil her rotten on Mother's Day by treating her to one of these great getaways - you know she deserves it
I would spoil her rotten, that would be my way, Especially when she works four hours each day.
oria ent any "He and Victoria have hardly spent time together of late and so David's saying he's going to spoil her rotten and make up for lost time.
He and Victoria have hardly spent any time together of late and so he is going to spoil her rotten and make up for lost time, the source added.
Do something different this weekend IT'S Mothering Sunday tomorrow so let Mum hang up those apron strings and spoil her rotten.
As for me, should my Santa bribes continue to work, I might just have to take the opportunity to, well, spoil her rotten at Spoiled Rotten, Greenville's posh children's boutique's annual sale (this issue's "Steals & Deals").
Wit and wisdom 'I spoil her rotten, but she's the only person who smiles every time I walk into the room - it's never happened before with anyone else' Tony McCoy on daughter Eve All mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal a racecourse that has won awards for its floral displays Earmark Sent (6,5) Answer on page 74 Compiled by Steve Dennis, David Dew and James Hill
Then she advertises for a sugar daddy to spoil her rotten, before joining an exclusive dating agency where millionaires seek female playthings.
Tell him you'll make it extra special and spoil her rotten - so long as you two get the time together you had planned.
Since then, both they and Wayne's parents have been frequent visitors, ever eager to chart her progress and spoil her rotten.
If money is no object and you feel a bunch of daffs doesn't say it all, spoil her rotten with a holiday.
Mum Michelle says "She knows when we go to Granny and Granddads as she is their first grandchild so they spoil her rotten.
Mum's the word this month and we've got just what you need to spoil her rotten.
When she was little he used to take her out and spoil her rotten.