Spoiling us rotten - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
spoil (one) rotten (redirected from spoiling us 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.
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.
spoil somebody ˈrotten (informal) give somebody everything they want or ask for: She spoils the kids rotten.
References in periodicals archive
She always did so much for the both of us, from taking us out and spoiling us rotten
to buying us our first alcoholic drink.
Newcastle's Theatre Royal has been spoiling us rotten
of late with its energetic modern dance programmes.