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

Examples of supermom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Image Barrett was both Christian supermom and high-powered legal scholar, elite and outsider, a combination of the more secular conservative Federalist Society credentials and the beliefs of the emerging Christian legal movement. Lisa Lerer, New York Times, 28 May 2024 The 32-year-old, who goes from supermodel by day to supermom by night, is expanding her tribe. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 19 Sep. 2023 Then go home, flip the switch and be supermom. Helena Andrews-Dyer, Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2023 No one is a supermom. Halley Bondy, NBC News, 15 Sep. 2021 Cindy Crawford is an incredible supermom as well. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, 28 Dec. 2020 There is so much pressure to be a supermom. Lisa Selin Davis, CNN, 1 Dec. 2020 This costume of supermom Helen Parr as Elastigirl comes with stretchy jumpsuit with attached boot covers, an eye mask and gloves — and no bendy skills required. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Oct. 2022 The ending—which sees the heavy metal–loving Jessica recast as a midcentury supermom in an apron, whipping up preserves in a sun-streaked kitchen—is similarly ludicrous: a kitschy image of moral and maternal order restored. John Semley, The New Republic, 17 Feb. 2022

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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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“Supermom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supermom. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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