- Also Mo·mos [moh-mos] /ˈmoʊ mɒs/. Classical Mythology. the god of ridicule.
- (sometimes lowercase) a faultfinder; a carping critic.
Origin of Momus
Examples from the Web for momi
On the western coast there are said to be two, one in Vitongo and the other in Momi.The Fijians
- Greek myth the god of blame and mockery
- a cavilling critic
Word Origin and History for momi
"humorously disagreeable person," 1560s, from Latin, from Greek Momos, nme of the god of ridicule and sarcasm (Greek momos, literally "blame, ridicule, disgrace," of unknown origin); also used in English as personification of fault-finding and captious criticism.