den mother

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den mother (plural den mothers)

  1. An adult (female) leader of a Cub Scout den.
  2. A person who plays the role of leader or protector of a group.
    As the head of the boarding school, he serves as den mother for all the new students.


  • den mother. In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Retrieved April 24, 2009.
  • den mother. In Princeton Wordnet. Retrieved April 24, 2009.