mother figure

noun

Definition of mother figure

: an older woman who is respected and admired like a mother Camp counselors are mother figures to many of the girls at the camp.

Learn More About mother figure

Dictionary Entries Near mother figure

Mother Earth

mother figure

motherfucker

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for mother figure

Cite this Entry

“Mother figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother%20figure. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Color

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!