like a hen with one chick

like a hen with one chick

Extremely anxious and overprotective. A: "I can't believe your curfew is only nine o'clock." B: "Yeah, my mom can be like a hen with one chick sometimes."
See also: chick, hen, like, one
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like a hen with one chick (or chicken)

absurdly fussy and overanxious.
See also: chick, hen, like, one
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