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[mom-ee] /ˈmɒm i/
noun, plural mommies. Informal.
mother1 (defs 1, 2, 4).
Also, mommie.
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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Examples from the web for mommy
  • They're mommy's didn't teach them to share with the others.
  • For hours on end, day after day, cyclists endure the sort of agony that makes normal people cry for their mommy in ten seconds.
  • There are almost as many mommy blogs and app review sites set up by parents as there are apps for them to review.
  • Universities could hire and retain many of the talented people currently now relegated to the mommy track of contingent status.
  • Many of them expect you to be their nurturing mommy and cater to their every whim.
  • If daddy and mommy are rich, you get to go to college.
  • He was convinced she had left him and started crying and wailing for his mommy.
  • Once upon a time, a mommy blogger was married to a daddy blogger, and they had two babies.
  • On playgrounds and in mommy groups, parents eye each other warily.
  • There are differences between the gray wars and the mommy wars, of course.
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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