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

Examples of soccer mom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Automakers accordingly started selling bigger cars that, while marketed to soccer moms and weekend warriors, still technically qualified as light-duty trucks in the eyes of regulators. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 5 Oct. 2023 But in interviews with PEOPLE, friends of Kouri’s say the Utah soccer mom is innocent of her husband’s March 4, 2022 death and that the evidence prosecutors have used against her has been taken out of context. Emily Palmer, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2023 Advertisement With that new mindset, Morgan has scored 42 goals for club and country since giving birth, most by a national team soccer mom. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2023 Morgan is just one of a record three soccer moms on the World Cup roster, alongside midfielder Julie Ertz and defender Crystal Dunn, both of whom gave birth in the last 14 months. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2023 Kim Kardashian is proving that not all soccer moms drive minivans. Glenn Garner, Peoplemag, 30 Mar. 2023 With enough fresh stories to keep basketball fanatics engaged and a coda that every soccer mom will appreciate, this is a film that’s worthy of its subject. Bill Edelstein, Variety, 29 Apr. 2023 The pacing along with the colorful cast of characters make this series pop, from doting soccer moms to a tough-as-leather female bounty hunter to Smith himself. Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2023 Sarah Neal, a single soccer mom, spent driving her son to and from practices and tournaments. Staff Writer follow, Los Angeles Times, 24 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soccer mom was in 1973

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“Soccer mom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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