Definition of sob sister in English:

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sob sister

Pronunciation: /säb ˈsistər/

noun

informal
1A female journalist who writes articles with sentimental appeal or answers readers' problems.
Example sentences
  • Rob Marshall (director/choreographer), however, felt that such an inclusion wouldn't work on film and, instead, cast acclaimed actress, Christine Baranski, who plays the savvy, possibly corrupt, reporter / sob sister to perfection.
1.1An overly sentimental woman.

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Syllabification: sob sis·ter

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