mom

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noun \ˈmäm, ˈməm\

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

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Origin and Etymology of mom

short for momma


MOM

abbreviation

Definition of MOM

  1. middle of month


MOM Defined for English Language Learners

mom

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Definition of mom for English Language Learners

  • : a person's mother


MOM Defined for Kids

mom

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noun \ˈmäm, ˈməm\

Definition of mom for Students

  1. :  1mother 1



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