But you're smothering me.
Betsy was seated at the table, forking sausage onto her plate and smothering pancakes in maple syrup.
After smothering a yawn, she asked, "Did you send me that money?"
Fred O'Connor was off to the post office, but before leaving, he ceremoniously presented Martha with thirty dollars and a smothering hug.
It looked innocent enough, and the children were instantly smothering him with love and kisses.
There was a fine line between protecting and smothering, though.
I left because he's a smothering mother hen.
On one occasion he trapped a number of his enemies, the Berber chiefs of the Ronda, into visiting him, and got rid of them by smothering them in the hot room of a bath.