mom-and-pop definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or being a small company that is typically owned and run by people in a household: a mom-and-pop supermarket.
    • Resembling or evocative of small-scale, homelike, or casual environment of these a company: "toasted some great benefits of mom-and-pop journalism” ( Newsweek).
    • Small or unsophisticated, as a company that's operate by a couple of.

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