soccer mom


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soccer mom

n.
An American mother living in the suburbs whose time is often spent transporting her children from one athletic activity or event to another.

soccer mom

n
US a woman who devotes much of her spare time to her children's activities, typically driving them to and from sports events in which they are involved

soc′cer mom`


n.
a typical American suburban woman with school-age children.
[1990–95, Amer.; so called from her practice of driving her children to soccer games]
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