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Definition of feather-bed verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

feather-bed

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they feather-bed
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he / she / it feather-beds
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past simple feather-bedded
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past participle feather-bedded
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-ing form feather-bedding
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feather-bed somebody/something (British English) to make things easy for somebody, especially by giving them money or good conditions of work