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[mom-uh] /ˈmɒm ə/
mama. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for momma
  • The ultimate goal of the three missions is to rescue the momma panda and her two babies.
  • Tall teachers are good teachers, my momma used to say.
  • They describe meter long catfish as the babies of a big momma.
  • Her momma asked for too much and they sent her upstairs.
  • Maybe no one wants to date you because you're not the hottest looking momma around, or even an average looking momma.
  • He notes that you have to tell momma how good the food is, how good she her hair looks, everything.
British Dictionary definitions for momma


(US & Canadian) another word for mother1
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Word Origin and History for momma

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



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.
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