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hockey mom

noun, U.S. and Canada, Informal.
1.
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
1985-1990
1985-90
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Contemporary definitions for hockey mom
noun

a woman with hockey-playing children, particularly one devotes much time and effort in supporting this activity

Examples

Sarah Palin wanted to be known as a hockey mom.

Word Origin

1985

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