I am surprised that this is not defined here yet. It is a popular phrase that parents use to make their opinions seem especially important, even when discussing matters that have absolutely nothing to do with children and parenting. This is done under the delusion that being a mother or father will automatically make their comments more respected by others.
"As a parent, I feel that the crispy M&Ms were better than the pretzel ones."
"As a parent, I think the earlier seasons of 'The Simpsons' were the best."
by Anne1203 October 06, 2013
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The people who walk inside your room and make you lose in a video game because they want you to clean up their shit
My parents walked into the room and told me to clean up their smelly shit they left on the floor for me to clean up just to make me lose call of duty.
by fluffypenis June 25, 2014
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An ELA teacher with a great sense of humor and bad jokes. Light brown hair, 2 ft tall, and teaches 6th and 8th graders. Likes to play skribbl.io and is overall a great guy.
Wow, did u see the new guy. He's such a parente.
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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
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1.) those who, because they gave birth to you, claim to have complete control over your life, personality, friends, clothing, and any other specifics that define you as an individual.

2.) the people that want to mold you exactally after their wonderful selves, and then resent you when you aren't what they expected.

3.) the people who other conceited, ignorant adults tell you that you will someday appreciate, but in reality, you look back and pray to god you don't turn into them.

4.) instigators of the breakfast club syndrome.
it never occurs to parents that it doesn't take a genius to get knocked up.
by happiness_is July 03, 2006
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The people who insist on ruining every happy moment in your life. They try to tell you that they are protecting you but what they really are doing is killing your spirits! They bring you down for something so stupid that it is uncomprehendable!
Parents dont know what its like to be us.
by loathsome child November 06, 2005
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Parents-noun

1) People who think a "normal teenage social life" involves studies and chores.
2) People who think a drivers license is a "go out and pick so-and-so up from practice/supermarket shopping" license.
3) Someone who thinks the stories and problems you tell them in confidence are fun things to share with friends and family.
4) People in the previous generation who believe nothing has changed since they were teenagers.
5) People who believe school vacations/ weekends are one of the following: family time, chore time, study time, homework time, "let's go do something I want to do" time, "let's wake up earlier than you would on a school day to get an early start" time.
6) People who can vote but still manage to screw the country over.
7) People who want us to form our own opinions as long as they influenced them.
8) People who don't care about global warming, greenhouse effect, extinction, nuclear war, or the world going to hell because they figure they'll be dead before the worst of it happens.
9) The people who think we should have censors on our music when all of theirs talked about rape, sex, and drugs.
10) The people who have 3+ kids when they can barely handle 1 and say they had the others by "accident."
11) Someone who thinks it is appropriate to come on to campus looking for you because you have taken more than 3 minutes to get to their car.
12) The people who you work for without pay and knew parenting was a hard responsibility but still expect something in return.
13) The people who say grades don't matter as long as it's your best, but get angry if you get a grade lower than an A-.
14) Someone who thinks long hair is unacceptable when they walked around with mohawks and fros.
15) Someone who thinks spending MORE time with them is going to fix your relationship.

I can't go to the party tonight because my parents need me to come with them to shop.
by RDCM October 25, 2007
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