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English definition of “mummy's boy”

mummy's boy

noun [C usually singular]   /ˈmʌm.izˌbɔɪ/ disapproving UK (US mama's boy)
a boy or man who appears to do whatever his mother tells him toGender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men
(Definition of mummy's boy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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