hockey mom

hockey mom

noun U.S. and Canada, Informal.
a mother who spends much time driving her children to hockey rinks, watching their games, and encouraging their participation in the sport: Hockey moms are made of tough stuff.
Compare soccer mom.


Origin:
1985–90

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Main Entry:  hockey mom
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a woman with hockey-playing children, particularly one devotes much time and effort in supporting this activity
Example:  Sarah Palin wanted to be known as a hockey mom.
Etymology:  1985
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