mama's boy

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ma·ma's boy

(mä′məz)
n.
A boy or man who is considered to be overly close to his mother and often timid or overprotected.

ma′ma's boy`


n.
a boy or man excessively dependent on his mother.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mama's boy - a boy excessively attached to his mothermama's boy - a boy excessively attached to his mother; lacking normal masculine interests
son, boy - a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"
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