mama bear

mama bear

n. a policewoman. (see also lady bear.) As we came under the bridge, we saw a mama bear sitting in a pigmobile.
See also: bear, mama
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lowers the bar, you'll take it personally, start mumbling, and strike like a cornered mama bear.
Closing our eyes to the abuse of one child is unacceptable," says Adrianne Simeone, founder of The Mama Bear Effect, "and for the hundreds of thousands of children suffering in our country we have to wonder where our priorities lie if we won't do more to protect our most vulnerable citizens.
Ashley, who found fame when she beat 10,000 girls to become a finalist in BBC One's search for Nancy in I'd Do Anything, takes on the roles of Mama Ogre and Mama Bear, and a bit more when the need arises, in the smash hit musical in London's Drury Lane.
Ludovic has its fair share--an extreme close-up of the bear's face as a tear glistens and descends down his cheek; an unexpected point-of-view shot from under the bear's bed as the doll hides while Mama Bear sweeps up the shards of her broken statue and chastises Ludovic.
While Mama bear can't enjoy her freshly caught fish as sugar has rotted her teeth, Papa bear's troubles become all too real as he must inject insulin to treat his diabetes.
Mel B is the mama bear and de facto leader of the Spice Girls and it's no secret that she and Vicky have had their differences over the years.
Mama Bear keeps love alive by sending her baby kisses every moment they're apart and kids learn about love, separation and reunion.
To most, he is best known for the three wooden carved bears that adorned his residence along Route 20 East, always sharing the season's greetings; Papa Bear, Mama Bear and Baby Bear.
As the tractor-drawn hay wagon rolls through a beautiful sanctuary called Cades Cove inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you can't tell who's happier--the children who've just seen a mama bear and her cubs or the parents who are now certain their youngsters will remember this year's family vacation.
On learning upon the sex charges, Oprah had then said: "I am a mama bear when it comes to protecting my children.
I had this script that said `Three Bears Story: Once upon a time there were three bears: a papa bear, a mama bear and a baby bear.
She brazenly rises up on strong hind legs, growls Don't Touch My Cubs and the species survives and mama bear doesn't look 2 anyone else 2 hand her anything; biologists say she works harder than males, is provider/protector for the future.
Gustlin, founder of Mama Bear Lending, wrote The Normal People's Guide to Home Financing -- Mortgage Your Home, Not Your Life .
After parting ways with Mercury, the band released their follow up album No Mundane Options on their own record label Mama Bear records in 2008.
Mama Bear and Little Bear moved into a house on the hill.