Definition of mummy's boy in English:

mummy's boy

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(US mama's boy)


British informal
A boy or man who is excessively influenced by or attached to his mother.
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  • There is a stubborn stereotype of young Spanish men as homesick mummy's boys, who live in the parental home until well into their 20s and are happiest among their friends from the pueblo.
  • It's totally about the attitude, and there is no reason why playing quiet music means that you have to be a simpering mummy's boy.
  • On one occasion she claimed she found a note in different hands which said: ‘Adam's got big ears and if they were any bigger he would fly’ and ‘Adam's a mummy's boy, always crying’.

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