mome

noun

archaic

Example Sentences

he's a mome, but a harmless fellow for all of that

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mome was in 1550

Dictionary Entries Near mome

Cite this Entry

“Mome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mome. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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