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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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  • mommy, she looked just like she was asleep, then they came and took her away.

    The Cuckoo Clock Wesley Barefoot
  • But somehow it seemed that mommy was afraid of me even though she was so big and strong.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • I don't see why anybody as big as mommy should be afraid of me but she was.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • Daddy said fine, will you promise to be nice to mommy from now on?

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • I said yes if mommy won't hit Bobby any more with the broom.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
Word Origin and History for mommy

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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