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mom–and–pop

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adjective \ˈmäm-ən(d)-ˈpäp\

Simple Definition of mom–and–pop

  • : owned and run by a married couple or by a small number of people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mom–and–pop

  1. 1 :  being or relating to a small owner-operated business <a mom–and–pop grocery>

  2. 2 :  small-scale

1951

First Known Use of mom–and–pop

1951


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