a style of child rearing in which an overprotective mother or father discourages a child’s independence by being too involved in the child’s life:
In typical helicopter parenting, a mother or father swoops in at any sign of challenge or discomfort.
- Helicopter view
noun 1. an overview of a situation without any details
[hel-i-kuh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈhɛl ɪ kəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/ noun, Mycology. 1. a coiled cylindrical fungal spore.
helicotrema hel·i·co·tre·ma (hěl’ĭ-kō-trē’mə) n. An opening at the apex of the cochlea that connects the vestibular canal and the scala tympani.
[hel-i-kuhl-cher, hee-li-] /ˈhɛl ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈhi lɪ-/ noun 1. the science or occupation of raising snails for food.