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momma

[mom-uh] /ˈmɒm ə/
noun
1.
mama.
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  • momma drew her shawl round her preparatory to withdrawing, but it was too late.

    A Voyage of Consolation Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • momma, of course, wasn't here, or she would have been gruff about it.

    Poppa Needs Shorts Leigh Richmond
  • The poor girl has been ashamed of them these two years, but momma has bulldozed her into staying young for stage effect.

  • And then, suddenly, there was a loud, snarling splat—and momma screamed from the doorway.

    Poppa Needs Shorts Leigh Richmond
  • It was the middle of the afternoon, and momma, having spent the morning among the tombs of the Scaligeri, was lying down.

    A Voyage of Consolation Sara Jeannette Duncan
British Dictionary definitions for momma

momma

/ˈmɒmə/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) another word for mother1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for momma
n.

1884, American English variant of mamma (q.v.). As a biker's girlfriend or female passenger, from 1950s.

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Slang definitions & phrases for momma

momma

noun

Any specified object, esp a large, admirable, or effective one; mother, motherfucker: It's time to put this momma in the oven (1970s+ Black)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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