mom–and–pop

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adjective \ˈmäm-ən(d)-ˈpäp\

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

1945

First Known Use of mom–and–pop

1945


MOM–AND–POP Defined for English Language Learners

mom–and–pop

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adjective \ˈmäm-ən(d)-ˈpäp\

Definition of mom–and–pop for English Language Learners

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

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