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妈宝男 ma

derogatory | Very Popular

Mama’s boy

The term ma bao nan describes a man who is not independent enough to make decisions by himself at an age when men are expected to be independent, and who remains greatly influenced and manipulated by his mother. The term also implies a mother’s strong dominance over her son. Similarly, people use ma bao nu to describe a female with the same traits

Added on Jul 4, 2016 | Last updated on Jul 4, 2016 | 601 Buzzes


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