big mama

noun(often initial capital letters)Informal.
  1. a man's sweetheart, girlfriend, or wife.

  2. a woman regarded as the head of a family.

  1. the female founder or a leading female member of a company, organization, movement, etc.

  2. Chiefly Southern U.S. grandmother.

Origin of big mama

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby big mama Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023