a homely female.
The term is one of a set of (mainly unflattering) categorisations applied by young males, such as City of London financial traders, to female col-leagues in the 1990s. Others include Nora, oof, dragon. A mum is not neces-sarily motherly, but benevolent and sexu-ally irrelevant. See also mumsy

Contemporary slang . 2014.


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