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mommy

or mom·mie

[mom-ee]
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noun, plural mom·mies. Informal.
  1. mother1(defs 1, 2, 4).
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Origin of mommy

1900–05, Americanism; momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2
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Examples from the Web for mommy

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Historical Examples

  • Mommy, she looked just like she was asleep, then they came and took her away.

    The Cuckoo Clock

    Wesley Barefoot

  • But somehow it seemed that mommy was afraid of me even though she was so big and strong.

    My Friend Bobby

    Alan Edward Nourse

  • I don't see why anybody as big as mommy should be afraid of me but she was.

    My Friend Bobby

    Alan Edward Nourse

  • Daddy said fine, will you promise to be nice to mommy from now on?

    My Friend Bobby

    Alan Edward Nourse

  • I said yes if mommy won't hit Bobby any more with the broom.

    My Friend Bobby

    Alan Edward Nourse


Word Origin and History for 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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