Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

mom

play
noun \ˈmäm, ˈməm\

Simple Definition of mom

  • : a person's mother

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mom

  1. :  mother 1a

Examples of mom in a sentence

  1. <be sure to tell your mom and dad that you'll be home late for supper>



Origin and Etymology of mom

short for momma


First Known Use: circa 1894


MOM

abbreviation

Definition of MOM

  1. middle of month




MOM Defined for Kids

mom

play
noun \ˈmäm, ˈməm\

Definition of mom for Students

  1. :  1mother 1





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mom? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accomodate acommadate accommodate acommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ