spoiled rotten

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.
See also: rotten, spoil

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.
See also: rotten, spoil
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As long he is not shooting her out of a cannon or sending her to prison, Nancy will surely be spoiled rotten tomorrow.
It will be the most special Christmas and she's going to get spoiled rotten with presents.
Meanwhile, tots are being spoiled rotten in Blinging Up Baby: You Won't Believe It
That's a group of fans who have been spoilt rotten for decades and have naturally, began to pick up the traits of people who get spoiled rotten.
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This should come as no surprise: New York City was named the number one city where kids are the most spoiled rotten, based on an info graph from Bundle.
She has had several but her favorite by far is her big, spoiled rotten, beautiful Boxer named Shilo.
Over the past few months we've been spoiled rotten with a wealth of great guests, from Gary Oldman and Will Ferrell to John Cleese.
15pm Over the past few months film music fans have been spoiled rotten with Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode hosting a knockout session by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra earlier this year, and in mid-August the recent Proms featuring the work of John Barry, David Arnold and John Williams was also a treat.
Coronation Street ITV1, 9pm Corrie fans have been spoiled rotten with five days of Weatherfield visits so far this week, and this sixth helping should be the icing on a very dramatic cake.
She'll be spoiled rotten too, I'm sure," said trainer Paul Sallis as he announced the news yesterday.
Two generations of the family are currently working hard in the business, with the third toddling around from time to time, being spoiled rotten by Nain and Taid and the telesales girls.
They show a bit of potential at an early age and they get spoiled rotten.
What they really enjoy is being with their grandparents as they get spoiled rotten.
She said: "He's going to get spoiled rotten ( even more than he already is.