mom

[mom]

noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. molybdenum,
  2. molybdenum disulfide,
  3. molybdenum trioxide,
  4. molybdic,
  5. molybdous,
  6. mom jeans,
  7. mom test,
  8. mom-and-pop,
  9. mom-in-law,
  10. momaday

Origin of mom

short for momma

m.o.m.

middle of month.
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British Dictionary definitions for mom

mom

noun

mainly US and Canadian an informal word for mother 1
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Word Origin and History for mom

mom

n.

1867, American English, perhaps a shortening of mommy; also see mamma. Adjectival phrase mom and pop dates from 1951.

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