apron string definition

  • noun:
    • The string of an apron. Frequently used in the plural with linked with indicate total control or dominance: a grown guy still linked with his mother's apron strings.
    • among the pair of strings or narrow sewn cloth pieces used to fasten an apron round the user's waistline.
    • emblematic of domestic ties joining a male to a lady (as a husband to a wife or a son to a mother).
    • (usually used in the plural) a cord familiar with link an apron at the waist
  • others:
    • The sequence of an apron.

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    • to be tied to a mother's apron strings
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