Meaning of “mama's boy” in the English Dictionary

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"mama's boy" in British English

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mama's boynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmæm.əz ˌbɔɪ/ us /ˈmɑː.məz ˌbɔɪ/ US UK mummy's boy

a boy or man who appears to do whatever his mother tells him to

(Definition of “mama's boy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mama’s boy" in American English

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mama’s boynoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑ·məz ˌbɔɪ/

disapproving a boy or man who others consider to be weak because he behaves as his mother tells him to

(Definition of “mama’s boy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)