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addaword.gifdefinition of fam

noun
an informal word to describe family or close friends
Why does noone in my fam like Mexican food?
Submitted by: Rudie from United Kingdom on 30/01/2013 21:00:00
Definition of fam from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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