Examples of mother hen in a Sentence
a football coach who fusses over his players like a mother hen
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Deputy King’s daughter, Bailey King, talked about her mother as a single parent working long hours — a mother hen to everyone at work, including the inmates.
Seeing the open compassion of Maeve’s Shogun World counterpart, Akane, a similarly steely mother hen, helped underline just how different Maeve’s awakening has been compared to Dolores.
In an epic redemption arc no one saw coming, the high school jock went from Nancy Wheeler's jerk boyfriend in Season 1 to a surprisingly good babysitter, big brother figure, and mother hen to the kids in in Season 2.
Stephen Powers, an engineer who lives in Arlington, plays mother hen to the stones, visiting each one annually to check on its condition.
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MOTHER HEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mother hen for English Language Learners
: a person who worries about, cares for, or watches over other people in a way that is annoying or unwanted
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