tied to one's wife's apron strings


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  • tied to a woman's apron-strings — Ruled by and dependent on a woman (esp one s wife or mother) • • • Main Entry: ↑apron …   Useful english dictionary

  • apron string — n. a string for tying an apron on tied to one s mother s apron strings or tied to one s wife s apron strings dominated by one s mother (or wife, etc.) * * * …   Universalium

  • apron string — n. a string for tying an apron on tied to one s mother s apron strings or tied to one s wife s apron strings dominated by one s mother (or wife, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • apron string — noun (usually used in the plural) a cord used to tie an apron at the waist • Hypernyms: ↑cord • Part Holonyms: ↑apron * * * noun : the string of an apron usually used in plural as a symbol of complete dependence on or domineering control by a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tie —  1. n. That which restricts one s freedom.  2. tie in with Conform with. Be appropriately related to. Link up with. (Of plans, etc.)    ♣ Do my arrangements tie in with yours? Tied to apron strings Under the domination of a woman (usu. wife or… …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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