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noun (often initial capital letters)Informal.
a man's sweetheart, girlfriend, or wife.
a woman regarded as the head of a family.
the female founder or a leading female member of a company, organization, movement, etc.
Chiefly Southern U.S. grandmother.
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Origin of big mama

First recorded in 1950–55
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