1
: being or relating to a small owner-operated business
a mom-and-pop grocery
2

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of mom-and-pop was in 1945

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“Mom-and-pop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mom-and-pop. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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