single mother

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noun

a mother who brings up a child or children alone, without a partner.

Nearby words

  1. single file, in,
  2. single knot,
  3. single man,
  4. single market,
  5. single modal,
  6. single occupancy,
  7. single out,
  8. single parent,
  9. single photon emission computed tomography,
  10. single point mooring

Also Informal, single mom.

Origin of single mother

First recorded in 1965–70

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