a mummy's boy

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a mummy's/mother's boy

  (British & Australian) also a mama's boy (American)
a boy or man who allows his mother to have too much influence on him Derek's a bit of a mummy's boy. He finished with his last girlfriend because his mother disapproved. He was often depicted as a weak-willed mama's boy with a domineering mother.
See the boy next door
See also: boy
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But your definition of a mama's boy will definitely change after reading this book.