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A mother who is overly strict with her child in order to foster an academically competitive spirit. This form of upbringing is intended to direct a child towards financially successful careers at the potential risk of feeling emotionally unfulfilled and/or socially inept.

The concept of Tiger Mother or Tiger Parent has been widely depicted in international media, including films such as Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), The Joy Luck Club (1993), Vitus (2006), and most recently in a book written by Yale law professor Amy Chua describing herself (2011).
Which one would motivate you to pwn everyone in calculus this semester? A Tiger Mother or a cougar?

My homey thinks he has a Tiger Mother when what he really has is a milf.

If Tiger's mother were a Tiger Mother, he would be humping his wife instead of banging all them stripper trim from Orlando to L.A.
by yale1 January 21, 2011
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to take an unfortunate loss and turn of events.
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verb,
shape one's behavior by yelling, forcing, insulting, name calling, and other hard-line tactics, bordering with emotional abuse.
Wife: Honey, our daughter does not seem to focus on anything except parties and blow jobs. She hasn't done any of her high school work for a week
Husband: We might have to tiger mother her.
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