soccer mom

a typical American suburban woman with school-age children.
[1990-95, Amer.; so called from her practice of driving her children to soccer games]

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  • soccer mom — ☆ soccer mom n. [from the notion that such women spend much time driving their children to soccer practice] a middle class, suburban American mother of school age children, regarded as being, typically, child centered, politically moderate, civic …   English World dictionary

  • soccer mom — n AmE a mother who spends a lot of time driving her children to sports practice, music lessons etc, considered as a typical example of women from the middle to upper classes in US society …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Soccer mom — Der Begriff Soccer mom (Aussprache: [sɒkə mɒm], [sɑkɚ mɑm]) bezeichnet im sozialen, kulturellen und politischen Diskurs in Nordamerika wenig oder gar nicht berufstätige Frauen der amerikanischen Mittelschicht, die in Vororten leben und einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Soccer mom — In North American social, cultural and political discourse, soccer mom broadly refers to a middle class suburban woman who spends a significant amount of her time transporting her school age children to activities such as soccer practice and… …   Wikipedia

  • Soccer mom — En Amérique du Nord, le terme soccer mom désigne toute femme blanche mariée de classe moyenne vivant dans une banlieue et qui passe une partie significative de son temps à transporter ses enfants d âge scolaire à différentes activités sportives,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Soccer mom — El término soccer mom (literalmente en español, mamá de fútbol o mamá futbolera ), en general, se refiere a mujeres de clase media alta que viven en los suburbios y que emplean gran parte de su tiempo en llevar a sus hijos en edad escolar a sus… …   Wikipedia Español

  • soccer mom — (SOK.ur mawm) n. A white, suburban woman who is married and has children. Example Citation: One last word before we file The Year of the Soccer Mom into the political calendar of cliches. Somewhere along the way, the stressed out, minivan driving …   New words

  • soccer mom — noun : a typically suburban mother who accompanies her children to their soccer games and is considered as part of a significant voting bloc or demographic group * * * noun, pl ⋯ moms [count] US informal : a mother usually from the middle class… …   Useful english dictionary

  • soccer mom — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms soccer mom : singular soccer mom plural soccer moms mainly American journalism a mother who takes her children to activities after school such as football matches. Journalists often talk about this group and… …   English dictionary

  • soccer mom — cvb soc′cer mom n. a typical American suburban woman with school age children • Etymology: 1990–95, amer.; so called from her practice of driving her children to soccer games …   From formal English to slang

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