mommy

noun

plural mommies
: a female parent mother entry 1 sense 1a
… books featuring children with two daddies or two mommiesAnthony Giardina
"Oh, look, mommy," whooped a delighted child standing on the steps with her parents, "that lady's making an angel in the snow!"Cooky McClung

Examples of mommy in a Sentence

the little boy cried for his mommy
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Word History

Etymology

alteration of mammy

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mommy was in 1833

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“Mommy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mommy. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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