mother hen definition

  • noun:
    • A person who fusses over other individuals in an overprotective manner.
    • A female chicken whom holds eggs or chicks.
    • An outspoken and overprotective woman coping with other individuals' matters.
    • a person who cares when it comes to needs of other people (especially in an overprotective or interfering method)
    • a hen with girls

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