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Definition of helicopter parent noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

helicopter parent

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhelɪkɒptə peərənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhelɪkɑːptər perənt//
 
 
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a parent who pays extremely close attention to their child’s education, problems, etc. and often makes decisions for the child