soccer mom


Definition of soccer mom

: a typically suburban mother who accompanies her children to their soccer games and is considered as part of a significant voting bloc or demographic group

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Yesenia Barraza, a 33-year-old soccer mom, hopes Culiacan can overcome the stereotype of being a drug hub. Carlos Rodriguez And Amy Guthrie, Fox News, "Maradona to coach soccer club in Mexico's cartel heartland," 10 Sep. 2018 But the sweet soccer mom exterior belies a core of steel. Sarah Kunst, Marie Claire, "Gretchen Whitmer Is Ready for the Top Job," 7 Nov. 2018 Legions of nonfamous soccer moms totally get it and are silently cheering you on. Petra Guglielmetti, Glamour, "Carrie Underwood Is Getting Shamed for Wearing Makeup to Her Son's Soccer Game," 23 Oct. 2018 These days, the roars have diminished to hearty cheers, and shouts of encouragement from the grandstand sound like a soccer mom whose kid is losing by four goals. Marcus Hayes,, "Tiger Woods sends fans home happy, then joins them|Marcus Hayes," 15 June 2018 Here, the soccer dreams of the young players, under the watchful eyes of soccer moms and dads, and dozens of college scouts, are contained only by the sidelines. New York Times, "Fields of Green," 8 July 2018 In North Jersey’s 11th District, it’s Mikie Sherrill, 46, a former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot who flew missions to Europe and the Middle East, former federal prosecutor, and soccer mom of four who has Democrats emptying their pockets. Amy S. Rosenberg,, "A female Navy pilot, a pro-gun dentist, the guy Christie told to shut up: New Jersey on national stage in Tuesday's primary," 1 June 2018 Soccer Mommy, Clean Soccer Mommy is not actually a soccer mom. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Best Albums of 2018 So Far," 1 June 2018 Consider Emily, a stereotypic soccer mom with little impulse control in the emotion’s department. Philip Chard, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "People can change if they put in sustained hard work," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of soccer mom

1973, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of soccer mom

US, informal : a mother usually from the middle class who brings her children to soccer games and similar activities

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