helicopter parent

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EtymologyEdit

From the tendency to hover over their children's lives, like a helicopter.

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helicopter parent (plural helicopter parents)

  1. A parent who pays an inordinate amount of attention to their children and often makes decisions, particularly educational ones, normally the province of the student.

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Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 16:03