[Fighting against Covid-19] Wash your hands , Don't touch your face and Keep the social distance.

마마보이

Noun

Pronunciation

mamaboy

Definition (meaning)

  • a man who is excessively attached to his mother at an age when men are expected to be independent.
  • a Mother's boy

Definition by other languages

  • 지나치게 엄마에게 의존하는 남성을 지칭하는 말

First Known Use

Since 1990s

Taboo level (Level 1~5, Higher is more disapproved)

level 1 : Allowed in public conversation for kids

Examples

그는 마마보이처럼 하루에 10번씩 항상 엄마에게 전화를 건다.

Notes

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