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noun humorous
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a mother who is extremely demanding and unreasonable in her expectations

    What about Mumzilla – the mother of the bride (or groom) who morphs into an overbearing, opinionated pain in the arse as soon as Mr Right puts a ring on it.

    It's the school holidays and I have to turn into Mumzilla for 6 weeks.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/01/2017


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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