One step more insulting than the british use of diddums
. When somebody isn't just looking for sympathy but has headed into drama queen behavior about the issue and appears to be looking for a knight in shining armour to solve it for them. Generally used against males.
"I haven't got my door key, it's wet outside, how am I going to get in?"
"Aww, pwincess. Just knock and your mum will wake up and let you in again."