from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or being a small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family: a mom-and-pop grocery store.
- adj. Resembling or evocative of the small-scale, homelike, or informal atmosphere of such a business: "toasted the advantages of mom-and-pop journalism” ( Newsweek).
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- adj. Small or unsophisticated, as a business that is run by a couple.
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