verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for mother
Origin of mother1
OTHER WORDS FROM mothermoth·er·less, adjectivemoth·er·less·ness, nounun·moth·ered, adjective
Words nearby mother
Definition for mother (2 of 3)
Definition for mother (3 of 3)
noun Slang: Vulgar.
Origin of mother3
Example sentences from the Web for mother
Taraji manages to bring an equal measure of truth to the mother in her character.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.
But my sources, my young women and their mother, heroically held firm.
I thought about the mother, her fear of the dark, of the harm she feared might come to her daughters.
Meanwhile two kids were taken from their mother when she flew back to the UK from Turkey.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The mother's mood may be read at a glance: she is showing in one of a thousand tender ways her motherly affection for her child.The Madonna in Art|Estelle M. Hurll
There at that time lived Thorstein, Egil's son, his mother's brother.Laxdla Saga|Anonymous
In vain my mother took a world of trouble to explain the thing to me.The Essays of "George Eliot"|George Eliot
If I was to write to my mother,' says he, 'that my wife had left me, I believe it would be the death of her.The Land of Long Ago|Eliza Calvert Hall
He ate because his mother filled his plate; but if he had been questioned, he could scarcely have told what he was eating.Baron Trigault's Vengeance|Emile Gaboriau
British Dictionary definitions for mother (1 of 2)
- a female who has given birth to offspring
- (as modifier)a mother bird
- motherly qualities, such as maternal affectionit appealed to the mother in her
- (as modifier)mother love
- (in combination)mothercraft
- a female or thing that creates, nurtures, protects, etc, something
- (as modifier)mother church; mother earth
Other words from motherRelated adjective: maternal
Derived forms of mothermothering, noun
Word Origin for mother
British Dictionary definitions for mother (2 of 2)
Derived forms of mothermothery, adjective
Word Origin for mother
Medical definitions for mother
Idioms and Phrases with mother
In addition to the idiom beginning with mother
- mother of
- necessity is the mother of invention