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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New York, July 26 ( ANI ): Tom Cruise has launched a full-court press to win over his daughter Suri - spoiling her rotten, so that daddy's little girl remembers the lavish lifestyle he offers.
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It will be Lola's first Christmas and though she won't remember it, we will be spoiling her rotten.
But this year we're spoiling her rotten," said proud dad Kevin.
He was a natural father, always cuddling her and spoiling her rotten.
We're all so happy to have her back and are giving her lots of TLC and spoiling her rotten.
Supermarket worker Sandra said: "We're all so happy to have her back and are giving her TLC and spoiling her rotten.