supermom

noun
su·​per·​mom | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌmäm How to pronounce supermom (audio) \

Definition of supermom

: an exemplary mother also : a woman who performs the traditional duties of housekeeping and child-rearing while also having a full-time job

Examples of supermom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another supermom bred for 16 consecutive years, giving birth annually from ages 4 to 19. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Select Elephant Seal ‘Supermoms’ Produce Most Pups," 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, "Tiny number of elephant seal 'supermoms' produce most pups," 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, "Chrissy Teigen Celebrates John Legend's EGOT Win With Some Red Carpet PDA," 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, "In ‘Breaking In,’ Gabrielle Union is one fierce mama | The Kansas City Star," 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, "Best Mom Ever Flies Across the Country After Her Daughter Said She Had a Headache," 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, "Serena Williams Celebrated Her Bridal Weekend In This Glam New Orleans Home," 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, "Florida 'supermom' of 16 home schools kids, shuttles them to 88 sports practices weekly," 11 Apr. 2018 Getty ImagesJC Olivera Model, supermom, and all-round cool person Chrissy Teigen really is out here living her best life. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen Celebrates John Legend's EGOT Win With Some Red Carpet PDA," 10 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of supermom

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Supermom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supermom. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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supermom

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English Language Learners Definition of supermom

US, informal : a woman who raises a child and takes care of a home while also having a full-time job

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