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EtymologyEdit

From mom +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɒmi

NounEdit

mommy (plural mommies)

  1. (US, Canada, usually childish) Mother.

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VerbEdit

mommy (third-person singular simple present mommies, present participle mommying, simple past and past participle mommied)

  1. (US, Canada, rare, informal) To treat someone like a mother would; to mother someone.

AdjectiveEdit

mommy (comparative mommier, superlative mommiest)

  1. (US, Canada, rare, informal, chiefly in the superlative) Characteristic of a mother; motherly.
    She is the mommiest of mommies.
    • 2013, Erin MacPherson, The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby
      I am smack-dab in the middle of the mommiest years of my life. There are toys strewn across my once-pristine floors, goldfish crackers in my couch cushions, and empty juice boxes in my car.