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momma

[mom-uh]
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noun
  1. mama.
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  • Momma was cooking doste, and that to Oley smelled best of all.

    Poppa Needs Shorts

    Leigh Richmond

  • Momma, of course, wasn't here, or she would have been gruff about it.

    Poppa Needs Shorts

    Leigh Richmond

  • And then, suddenly, there was a loud, snarling splat—and Momma screamed from the doorway.

    Poppa Needs Shorts

    Leigh Richmond

  • Momma had been crying, even though she was smiling bravely now.

    Poppa Needs Shorts

    Leigh Richmond

  • Say, kiddies,” he began, “how soon does your momma put you to bed?


British Dictionary definitions for momma

momma

noun
  1. US and Canadian another word for mother 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for momma

n.

1884, American English variant of mamma (q.v.). As a biker's girlfriend or female passenger, from 1950s.

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