noun (plural mommies) Etymology: alteration of mammy Date: 1899 mother 1a

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  • mommy — (n.) 1844, U.S. variant of MAMMA (Cf. mamma). Variant spelling mommie attested by 1882. Mommy track first attested 1987. Related: Mommies; also Cf. MOMMA (Cf. momma) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mommy — [mäm′ē] n. pl. mommies child s term for MOTHER1 …   English World dictionary

  • mommy — mom|my [ mami ] noun count AMERICAN SPOKEN 1. ) a name used when talking to your own mother, especially by young children. British mummy: Mommy, I want to go home. 2. ) a word for mother, used especially by young children. British mummy: I love… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mommy — [[t]mɒ̱mi[/t]] mommies N FAMILY Some people, especially young children, call their mother mommy. [AM, INFORMAL] Mommy and I went in an aeroplane. (in BRIT, use mummy) …   English dictionary

  • mommy — UK [ˈmɒmɪ] / US [ˈmɑmɪ] noun [countable] Word forms mommy : singular mommy plural mommies American informal a mother. This word is used mainly by children, or when talking to children. The British word is mummy …   English dictionary

  • mommy — n. (pl. ies) esp. US = MUMMY(1). * * * mommy [mommy mommies] [ˈmɒmi] [ˈmɑːmi] noun (pl. mommies) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mommy — noun Ones mother I wish Mommy and Daddy didnt argue so much …   Wiktionary

  • mommy — /mom ee/, n., pl. mommies. Informal. mother1 (defs. 1, 2, 4). Also, mommie. [1900 05, Amer.; MOMM(A) + Y2. Cf. MAMMY, MUMMY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • mommy — noun Mother. Syn: ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mum, mummy …   Wiktionary

  • mommy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mom, female parent, mama; see mother 1 , parent …   English dictionary for students

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