or mom·mie


noun, plural mom·mies. Informal.

Origin of mommy

1900–05, Americanism; momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mommy

Contemporary Examples of mommy

Historical Examples of mommy

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

    The Cuckoo Clock

    Wesley Barefoot

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

    My Friend Bobby

    Alan Edward Nourse

  • After a little while mommy called me and said lunch was ready.

    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

  • 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

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper