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mommy

[ mom-ee ]
/ ˈmɒm i /
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noun, plural mom·mies.Informal.

a diminutive of mom.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of mommy

First recorded in 1900–05, Americanism;momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2
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