hockey mom

[ hok-ee mom ]
/ ˈhɒk i ˌmɒm /

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.

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Origin of hockey mom

First recorded in 1955–60

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