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Definition of helicopter parent

helicopter parent

noun

  • an over-attentive parent. One who hovers over their child as a helicopter hovers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting", Time, Nancy Gibbs, Nov. 20, 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 07 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 18 2010.

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