from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A person who fusses over others in an overprotective manner.
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- noun literally A female
chickenwho bears eggsor chicks.
- noun idiomatic An
outspokenand overprotective womandealing with others' affairs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)
- noun a hen with chicks
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