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hockey mom

noun, U.S. and Canada. Informal.
a mother who spends much time driving her children to hockey rinks, watching their games, and encouraging their participation in the sport:
Hockey moms are made of tough stuff.
Compare soccer mom.
Origin of hockey mom
1985-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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a woman with hockey-playing children, particularly one devotes much time and effort in supporting this activity


Sarah Palin wanted to be known as a hockey mom.

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