Momism

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Medical Definition of Momism

Momism: 1. Excessive attachment to mom. 2. Conversely, overprotective mothering.

The term momism was coined by the American writer Philip Wylie (1902 - 1971) in his 1942 book A Generation of Vipers.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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