mom-and-pop

adjective
\ ˈmäm-ən(d)-ˈpäp How to pronounce mom-and-pop (audio) \

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

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 15 Oct. 2021.

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mom-and-pop

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of mom-and-pop

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

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