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Definition of mother hen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mother hen

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmʌðə ˈhen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌðər ˈhen//
 
(usually disapproving)
 
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a woman who likes to care for and protect people and who worries about them a lot
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