soccer mom

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

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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First Known Use of soccer mom

1973

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soccer mom

Definition of soccer mom for English Language Learners

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


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