mama

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noun ma·ma \ˈmä-mə, chiefly British mə-ˈmä\
variants: or less commonly

mamma

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Definition of mama

  1. 1 :  mother

  2. 2 slang :  wife, woman

Examples of mama in a Sentence

  1. I'm not your mama—you'll have to clean up after yourself.

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Origin and Etymology of mama

baby talk


MAMA Defined for English Language Learners

mama

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noun

Definition of mama for English Language Learners

  • : a person's mother


MAMA Defined for Kids

mama

noun ma·ma \ˈmä-mə\
variants: also

mamma

or

momma

\ˈmä-mə\

Definition of mama for Students

  1. :  1mother 1



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