supermom

noun

su·​per·​mom ˈsü-pər-ˌmäm How to pronounce supermom (audio)
: an exemplary mother
also : a woman who performs the traditional duties of housekeeping and child-rearing while also having a full-time job

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web With all of that to consider, what’s a supermom to do? Devorah Lev-tov, Bon Appétit, 21 May 2021 Another supermom bred for 16 consecutive years, giving birth annually from ages 4 to 19. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, 26 Sep. 2019 Even a smaller proportion of these elephant seal supermoms—less than one percent of all females—produced up to 20 pups over their lifetime. Carrie Arnold, National Geographic, 23 Sep. 2019 Getty ImagesJC Olivera Model, supermom, and all-round cool person Chrissy Teigen really is out here living her best life. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, 10 Sep. 2018 Shaun is a supermom who’s always one barefoot step ahead of the opportunistic crew, led by Eddie (Billy Burke), who spends more time psychoanalyzing her than actually getting anything done. Katie Walsh, kansascity, 10 May 2018 Twitter hearts were melting, tears were flowing, similar supermom stories were shared, and Li was left with food for the rest of the week. Blake Bakkila, Health.com, 23 Mar. 2018 Serena Williams, tennis star extraordinaire, supermom, and, lately, real estate mogul, got hitched this past week to longtime love, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian. Becca Endicott, ELLE Decor, 20 Nov. 2017 Meet the supermom with 16 children who still squeezes in time for herself - thanks to a strict chores schedule which sees her kids do the cooking and laundry. Fox News, 11 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supermom was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Supermom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supermom. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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