noun Informal.

short for momma Unabridged


middle of month. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
mom (mɒm)
chiefly (US), (Canadian) an informal word for mother

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Word Origin & History

1894, Amer.Eng., see mamma. Adjectival phrase mom and pop dates from 1951.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. Militia of Montana

  2. milk of magnesia

middle of month
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Example sentences
Hers is the guilty pleasure of the traveling working mom.
Many college students have bills that mom and dad don't pay.
When mom and dad are both working, a night at the movies might seem grand.
Standing now, he wobbles a bit as the trio arrange themselves so mom can slide
  into the seat.
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