mama's boy

noun

Definition of mama's boy

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

1850

First Known Use of mama's boy

1850


MAMA'S BOY Defined for English Language Learners

mama's boy

noun

Definition of mama's boy for English Language Learners

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


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