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or mommie

[mom-ee] /ˈmɒm i/
noun, plural mommies. Informal.
mother1 (defs 1, 2, 4).
Origin of mommy
1900-05, Americanism; momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I wasnt but four years old then, but I can remember how mommie cried.

    The Blind Brother Homer Greene
  • And, since he knew that mommie was in the park, he could guess that the apartment was empty.

    Nor Iron Bars a Cage.... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • mommie nodded her head in confirmation, but with an air of "if you're dead in the morning, don't blame me."

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith
  • He came from the old country first, an then he sent for mommie an us, an wen we got here he was dead.

    The Blind Brother Homer Greene
  • You tell that tree your mommie never sees strangers when Daddy isn't home!

Word Origin and History for mommie



1844, U.S. variant of mamma. Variant spelling mommie attested by 1882. Mommy track first attested 1987. Related: Mommies; also cf. momma.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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