Definition of mothers' meeting in English:

mothers' meeting


(also mother's meeting)
  • 1A regular meeting of mothers connected with a parish or congregation, for the purpose of receiving instruction and advice, or for social contact.

  • 2 informal (in extended use, with humorous overtones) a gathering of people in (prolonged) conversation together.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Yonge (1823–1901), novelist.