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hockey mom

Syllabification: hock·ey mom

Definition of hockey mom in English:

noun

North American informal
A mother who devotes a great deal of time and effort to supporting her children’s participation in ice hockey.
Example sentences
  • I sat around with a whole bunch of hockey moms.
  • All right, now you've met the hockey moms.
  • She started off by saying, look, I'm a mom, a family person, I'm a hockey mom.

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