den mother


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den mother

n.
A woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts.

den′ moth`er


n.
a woman who serves as an adult leader of a Cub Scout den.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.den mother - someone who plays the role of a den mother; "he serves as den mother to all the freshmen in this dormitory"; "she's the den mother to new secretaries"
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
2.den mother - a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts
chaperon, chaperone - one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
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