Definition of sob sister in English:

sob sister

Line breaks: sob sis¦ter


1A female journalist who writes articles with sentimental appeal or answers readers' problems.
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  • 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.
2An actress who plays sentimental roles.

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