baby mama

noun

variants or less commonly baby mamma or baby momma
slang
: the mother of a man's biological child
especially : one who is not married to or in a long-term, intimate relationship with the child's father
"I beat up my baby mama's boyfriend," said Raul, when I asked him what he was in for. Kendra Whitlow, Valley Advocate (Springfield, Massachusetts), 5 June 2008

Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baby mama was in 1986

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“Baby mama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%20mama. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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