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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A boy or man characterized by unusual closeness to his mother and often by timidity and overly refined manners.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A male person, especially a young man or boy, who is overly attached to or influenced by his mother; a sissy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as mamma's boy.
  • n. A boy excessively attached to his mother; a boy lacking the usual masculine interests; also spelled mamma's boy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a boy excessively attached to his mother; lacking normal masculine interests


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