kindergarchy

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Etymology[edit]

kinder +‎ -archy

Noun[edit]

kindergarchy ‎(uncountable)

  1. The state or phenomenon of children dominating, particularly in the context of children's needs, wishes, and preferences being accorded equal or greater status than those of adults.
    • 2011, James Craig, London Calling, SohoConstable (2011), ISBN 9781569479919, unnumbered page:
      The kindergarchy was alive and well in the Carlyle household, with Alice centre stage and Mum and Dad both fretting about being reduced to the role of indentured servants.

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