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mom·my

 (mŏm′ē)
n. pl. mom·mies Informal
A mother.

[Alteration of mammy.]

mommy

(ˈmɒmɪ)
n, pl -mies
a child's word for mother1

moth•er1

(ˈmʌð ər)

n.
1. a female who has borne offspring; female parent.
2. (often cap.) one's own mother.
3. a mother-in-law, stepmother, adoptive mother, or foster mother.
4. a woman looked upon as a mother, or exercising authority like that of a mother.
5. a term of familiar address for an elderly woman.
6. the qualities characteristic of a mother, as maternal affection.
7. something that gives rise to or exercises protective care over something else.
adj.
9. being a mother: a mother bird.
10. pertaining to or characteristic of a mother: mother love.
11. derived from or as if from one's mother; native: his mother culture.
12. bearing a relation like that of a mother, as in being the origin, source, or protector: a mother church.
v.t.
13. to be the mother of.
14. to give origin or rise to.
15. to care for or protect like a mother.
[before 900; Middle English mother, moder, Old English mōdor; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon mōdar, Old High German muotar, Latin māter, Greek mḗtēr, Skt mātar-]
moth′er•less, adj.

moth•er2

(ˈmʌð ər)

n.
a stringy, viscid film of yeast cells and various bacteria that forms on a fermenting liquid and is used to ferment other liquids, as in changing cider to vinegar.
[1530–40; perhaps identical with mother1, but compare Dutch modder dregs, Middle Low German moder swampy land]

moth•er3

(ˈmʌð ər)

n. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
2. a person or thing that is very large, powerful, or impressive.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mommy - informal terms for a mothermommy - informal terms for a mother    
female parent, mother - a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
Translations
maminka
mor
äiskä
mamica
ママ
엄마
mami
mamma
แม่
mẹ

mommy

[ˈmɒmi] n (US) (= mother) → maman f

mommy

مَامَا maminka mor Mami μαμάκα mami äiskä maman mamica mamma ママ 엄마 mama mamma mamusia mamã, mamãe мама mamma แม่ anneciğim mẹ 妈咪

mommy

n (pl -mies) mami f, mamita, madre f
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