mama's boy


mama's boy

noun

: a boy or man who is seen as weak because he is controlled or protected too much by his mother

Full Definition of MAMA'S BOY

:  a usually polite or timid boy or man who is extremely or excessively close to and solicitous of his mother

First Known Use of MAMA'S BOY

1850

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