1) The coupled adults that give birth or adopt a child.

2) The coupled adults that tend to have misconceptions and arguments on how to manage the lives of youth, attmepting to restrict freedoms, rights, privileges of their biological and/or adopted children in what they consider to be the "best interests" of the child, regardless of age, sex, creed, or legal standing.

3) The coupled adults that agree that no matter how logical or ethical their biological or adopted child's decision may be, they still know better than said person and have no duty to listen to or understand the point of view of that person regardless of age, sex, creed, or legal standing.
1a) John and Jane gave birth to Billy and they are his parents.

1b) John and Joe (or Jane and Joan)adopted Billy and they are his parents.

2) John and Jane have told Billy he is grounded again because he got a B- on his last test. Billy believes he can't leave his room because his parents said so.

3) Although Billy loves Susie and has gotten her pregnant at the age of 21, his parents agree that he cannot marry her because it would look bad for his parents if Billy marrid such a trashy whore.
by RDRR May 11, 2005
Top Definition
the chains around your ankles until you've managed to a) runaway b) obtain a stable job and stable income c) die d) turn 18.
i'd be getting laid if it weren't for my parents.
by amanda August 22, 2004
Noun. The people who brought you into this world, pretend to love you, and then proceed by shitting on your life.
My parents just told me that i have to go home tomorrow.
by Anonymous February 25, 2003
The people that blame you for everything that goes wrong.
Your the reason that everything in my life sucks
by Sarah July 24, 2004
People who you have every urge to kill somethimes and love the other times and on times you would like to pretnd don't exist.
Parents will be parents
by Anonymous November 08, 2003
(n.) A member of the familiy, who takes first priority in trying to make your life miserable.
My parents said I can't go to the party.
by firedemonhiei December 07, 2003
the reason that the teenage years are a living hell. they're only goal in life is to make sure you dont have one. also, to make sure you're childhood is worse than theirs was. and they never have good reasons to back their arguement up.
Me-can i go out with my friends?
Me-why not?
*like thats an actual answer.*
by Gerard's Prison Mate August 27, 2005
the only thing between you and an endless shitload of porn watching.
Hey man your parents caught you again man, did they take your computer?
by aaron April 20, 2005
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