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mommy track

noun
1.
a career path for women who are willing to forgo promotions, raises, etc., so as to spend more time with their children.
Origin
1989
1989
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Examples from the web for mommy track
  • Universities could hire and retain many of the talented people currently now relegated to the mommy track of contingent status.
  • Pop's princess traded in mega-stardom two years ago for marriage and the mommy track.
British Dictionary definitions for mommy track

mommy track

/ˈmɒmɪ/
noun
1.
(US) a path in life in which a woman devotes most of her time to her children and home rather than to her career
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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mommy track

noun phrase

: Should corporations set up a two-track system for women managers, a fast track for childless women and a slower ''mommy track'' for women with children? (1987+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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