mom-and-pop


mom–and–pop

adjective \ˈmäm-ən(d)-ˈpäp\

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

Full Definition of MOM-AND-POP

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

First Known Use of MOM-AND-POP

1951

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