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or mommie

[mom-ee] /ˈmɒm i/
noun, plural mommies. Informal.
mother1 (defs 1, 2, 4).
Origin of mommy
1900-05, Americanism; momm(a) + -y2. Cf. mammy, mummy2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Almost every day I do something that mommy says is bad even when I try specially to be good.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • mommy, she looked just like she was asleep, then they came and took her away.

    The Cuckoo Clock Wesley Barefoot
  • mommy came in and looked around the barn and said you've been out here for a long time, what have you been doing?

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • But somehow it seemed that mommy was afraid of me even though she was so big and strong.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
  • I said yes if mommy won't hit Bobby any more with the broom.

    My Friend Bobby Alan Edward Nourse
Word Origin and History for mommy

1844, U.S. variant of mamma. Variant spelling mommie attested by 1882. Mommy track first attested 1987. Related: Mommies; also cf. momma.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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