sob sister

noun

Definition of sob sister

  1. 1 :  a journalist who specializes in writing or editing sob stories or other material of a sentimental type

  2. 2 :  a sentimental and often impractical person usually engaged in good works

1912

First Known Use of sob sister

1912

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