mommy

or mom·mie

[ mom-ee ]
/ ˈmɒm i /

noun, plural mom·mies. Informal.

Origin of mommy

1900–05, Americanism; momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2
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Word Origin and History for mommy

mommy


n.

1844, U.S. variant of mamma. Variant spelling mommie attested by 1882. Mommy track first attested 1987. Related: Mommies; also cf. momma.

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