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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Carnival Row Amazon Prime Fantasy fans are being spoiled rotten at the moment.
Fried chicken at Husk was the perfect introduction to the Deep South's comfort food, and we were spoiled rotten by chef Michelle Weaver's exquisite tasting menu at the Charleston Grill at Belmond Charleston Place.
Now, as she prepares for the first Christmas at home with her little boy, Wendy said: "He will be spoiled rotten."
"It will be the most special Christmas and she's going to get spoiled rotten with presents.
Emma Tapping's photo of her Christmas tree surrounded by an enormous pile of presents went viral on Facebook in 2015, leading to accusations that her kids were "spoiled rotten".
Meanwhile, tots are being spoiled rotten in Blinging Up Baby: You Won't Believe It!
The film stars English actors Max Irons and Douglas Booth among the "filthy rich, spoiled rotten" members of the infamous Bullingdon drinking club.
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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Denise went there with six of her closest friends and says they were all "spoiled rotten" on her special night.
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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.com which listed the cities home to the most overindulged "brats."
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.
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.