- a sexually attractive, usually mature woman.
- one's wife.
Origin of mama
Examples from the Web for mama
Mama, I understand your many sleepless nights / When you sit and think about father / Or how you tried to be the perfect wife.Beyonce’s New “7/11” and “Ring Off” Will Give You Reason to Live (And Dance)|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If only Tupac was alive to see one of our finest actresses shakin’ what her mama gave her to “Hit ‘Em Up.”Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the audience, it was just a young girl calling for her mama, but for Walter, it was perfect.Bryan Cranston on Walter White’s Future, Directing ‘Better Call Saul,’ and Hillary 2016|Marlow Stern|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if both women are more amoral and avaricious than Ma Joad and Mama Younger, well, so are we.
The point of the ritual is to announce to the ancestors (through “Mama,”) our intentions, and earn their consent to continue.
The difference between papa and mama is, that mama loves morals and papa loves cats.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Laforgue was, for four or five years, "reader" to the ex-Kaiser's mama; he escaped and died of la misre.Instigations|Ezra Pound
Jessie's mama promised her that she should go to see the wild beasts.The Pleasures of the Country|Harriet Myrtle
The little girl looked puzzled for a minute or two and then said: “Do you mean dad, mama?”
My brothers use' to slip under there and steal them and mama'd whip 'em.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
1707, spelling variant of mamma. Meaning "sexually attractive woman" first recorded 1925 in black slang; mama's boy "soft, effeminate male" is from 1901.